December 31, 2016

This week: J.K. Rowling shares a Christmas message on Twitter, Kafka’s letters are now in the National Library of Israel, a church used the wrong words to the Hail Mary, George R.R. Martin think there’s been too much death in 2016, Remembering Carrie Fisher, the author, a publisher is under fire for a new book deal, and all of the end of the year book lists combined.  All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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