Here is the top literary news of the week:
- OG Sexy Vampire-Queen Anne Rice Has Plans for a Vampire Chronicles Series
- European publishers appeal for release of Turkish novelist Erdoğan
- Why we still need public libraries in the digital age
- Julian Barnes: letting US authors compete for Booker prize is 'daft'
- Illinois: Chicago Public Library and Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Announce New Partnership
- Shilpa Shetty mocked over George Orwell 'misunderstanding'
- Oxford Lit Fest u-turns on author payment
- Cheryl Strayed Cried Just As Much As You Did Over Gilmore Girls’ Wild Reference
- The extraordinary incident of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s BBC Newsnight interview
- Louisa May Alcott on Little Women: “I grow tired of providing moral pap for the young”
- Why we all need a little respect for the word 'moist'
- WHO IS THE GENIUS BEHIND MERRIAM-WEBSTER’S SOCIAL MEDIA?
- Metadata: Identifiers: Wiley Becomes First Major Publisher to Require ORCID IDs for Submitting Authors
- Best News Ever for Booklovers: Kramerbooks Has Expanded
- Amazon's move to brick-and-mortar could cause a wave of 'Offline 2.0'
- Report: The Internet Archive Wants to Build a Canadian Copy to Protect Itself From Trump
- Erri De Luca wins Bad Sex in Fiction Award
- J.K. Rowling Sends Harry Potter Books To 7-Year-Old Fan In War-Torn Syria
- EMILY DICKINSON’S SINGULAR SCRAP POETRY
- Writing and the Game of Kings
- Fidel Castro through the pages
- INTERVIEW WITH A GATEKEEPER: OR BOOKS’ COLIN ROBINSON
- Iowa: Free Speech Groups Defend “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” Against Label of ‘Obscenity’
- 2016 Costa Short Story Award: public vote opens
- Bob Dylan Is Blowin’ Everybody Off, but Minnesotans Don’t Mind
- Eye of Bogus: With kids banging on the doors, two Egyptian libraries are shuttered by authorities
- Audio market has not reached 'full potential'
- Reading Literature Won’t Give You Superpowers
- IT’S NOT FUNNY. IT’S RACIST.
- Divided times: how literature teaches us to understand 'the other'
- Indie Booksellers See Early Holiday Sales Boost
- Libraries' Ambition report offers £4m fund but 'ignores the real issues'
- Semantico Partners with TrendMD for Content Discoverability Engine
- Taras Grescoe's Shanghai Grand among four finalists for $40K B.C. nonfiction prize
- 'Out Of The Wreck I Rise' Supports Addiction Recovery With Literary Hero Companions
- *Columbus Metropolitan Library Will End Overdue Fines Beginning on January 1, 2017
- Journalism faces an 'existential crisis' in Trump era
- Libro.fm Announces the Top 10 Audiobooks of 2016
- Worsley signs up for two more history titles with Bloomsbury
- How Lennie in Of Mice and Men influences Texas death row cases
- A Year in Reading: Jacob Lambert
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