Here is the top literary news of the week:
- Topps Sues Luis Diaz Over His Parody Of Their Parody – A Garbage Pail Court Case
- Horrible Histories to be adapted for film
- New Florida Law Expected to Increase Challenges to Textbooks
- 'O, the Oprah Magazine' Finds Its Favorite Books in the New Socially-Conscious Zeitgeist
- This literary jewelry is made from vintage books
- The Year in Best-Sellers
- Award-winning author and professor accused of harassment
- Employees at Skyhorse Publishing to vote on choice to unionize
- 'We must grieve in silence about such scandals'
- Report: Large-Scale Implementation of Open Access in China
- Not All Book Startups Have Died
- As Amazon’s media ambitions grow, publishers are wary
- Government needs 'more ambition', say creatives
- FTC Halts the Deceptive Practices of Academic Journal Publishers
- MEETING THE PERFECT TRANSLATOR FOR MY BOOK
- NOVELS “WRITTEN” FOR NANOGENMO
- Word of the Year 2017
- Plans to close 28 Northamptonshire libraries 'monstrous'
- Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Launches “Discovery Virginia” Digital Archive Featuring More than 6,000 Assets, Projects
- Roger Lockyer obituary
- A Trip Inspired by ‘Murder on the Orient Express’
- THE ONLY DISSIDENT NOVEL FOR SALE IN TURKEY
- La Belle Sauvage chosen as Waterstones book of the year
- Italy to offer indie bookshops €20k tax breaks
- New Online: A British Museum and Google Partnership Allows Users to Explore the Heritage of the Maya of Central America
- Nicaragua remembers its poet, Rubén Darío, in the places he lived
- The Nothing Time: Writing and Reading Through Injury
- Reddit revamps homepage to rally for net neutrality
- Stony Brook University Libraries Releases Digital Collection of Medieval Manuscripts
- THE HATE U GIVE BANNED BY KATY, TEXAS SCHOOL DISTRICT
- Eaton and Felone recognised by CBC awards
- HOW I TURNED MY DISCARDED NOVEL DRAFTS INTO AN AI
- Wehrmacht Graffiti
- To save itself, Barnes & Noble is pivoting to books
- Emma Cline's ex-boyfriend sues her for plagiarism
- God can no longer lead sinners astray in France's new Lord's Prayer
- New Resource: Authors Alliance Publishes Guide to Fair Use for Nonfiction Authors
- Platforms set up to provide one-stop legal advice
- Coders should be afraid of what happened to the journalism industry
- Did Dickens invent Christmas? No, but he did reinvent the novel
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