December 23, 2017

This week: should history textbooks “out” famous LGBT figures?, British publishers are facing a fight over European rights after Brexit, James Patterson has given 320 independent booksellers holiday bonuses, the poet Ovid can finally return to Rome, a long-lost Christmas carol has been found, the Washington City Paper has a new owner, and Singapore’s fourth graders read at the most advanced level. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

This episode is brought to you by Whiskey Sharp: Unraveled by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lauren Dane. Coming this January and available to preorder today on Amazon. 

It is also sponsored by American Presidents at War by Thomas P. Athridge, the new scholarly work now available from aois21 and our bestseller for the past three months. Find American Presidents at War where books are sold including the aois21 market.

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