Here is the top literary news of the week:
- What Happened to Canadian Sci-Fi Writer Amal El-Mohtar’s Phone at US Customs?
- Bollen wins Bad Sex in Fiction award
- Saskatoon Public Library to cut compensation while adding employees in 2018
- Inside the NLA's make-or-break digital transformation
- How to Get Your Mind to Read
- Australia to Probe Google and Facebook Over Role in Media
- Global deals are 'way of the future' says Restivo-Alessi
- DLF strongly opposes FCC proposal to weaken net neutrality regulations
- Tim Wu's new book calls for tighter antitrust enforcement
- A VIRTUOSO GRAPHIC NOVEL, PAINTED WHILE IN HIDING FROM THE NAZIS
- TheStreet cuts staffers, refocuses on subscriptions
- US children's market still growing, Global Kids Connect conference hears
- IT'S GONNA GET A LOT EASIER TO BREAK SCIENCE JOURNAL PAYWALLS
- Issue Brief: Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons with Print Disabilities
- Announcing the Winners of the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards
- Parliament votes for How to Stop Brexit as book of the year
- Self-service library stations to provide books on demand for Hong Kong readers
- Over a third of UK research available immediately via OA
- EXPLORING NEW WAYS OF READING COMICS
- Independent journalism takes another blow: LA Weekly’s new owners include real estate developers, lawyers, libertarians
- 'No more buck-passing', says Carnegie Diversity report
- NPR’s Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2017’s Great Reads
- Caroline Brazier announces retirement from the British Library
- HOW THE US LEVERAGED THE LOVE OF FULBRIGHT SCHOLARS LIKE SYLVIA PLATH
- Egypt's War on Books
- Geoffrey Rush Sues Australian Paper After ‘Inappropriate Behavior’ Allegations
- Nineteen first-timers make Bookseller 100
- Tulane University Preserves Digital Histories of LGBTQ+ Activism in the South
- WILLIAM H. GASS’S ADVICE FOR WRITERS: “YOU HAVE TO BE GRIMLY DETERMINED.”
- How to collect a Nobel prize for literature
- Lawsuit Over Mashup of 'Star Trek' and Dr. Seuss Gets Past Alpha Quadrant
- THE BEST BOOKS OF 2017, IF YOU COMBINE 21 “BEST BOOKS OF 2017” LISTS
- Searle speaks about demise of Freight Books
- Marida Fitzpatrick joins LAPA Publishers
- The problem with accents or the lack thereof
- Arthur C Clarke at 100: still the king of science fiction
- The End?
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