Here's the news from the past week:
- ‘The Revenant’ Author Michael Punke Has a Day Job
- Ava DuVernay to Direct ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Movie Adaptation
- 61 ABA Member Stores Open in 2015; 16 Sold to New Owners
- George RR Martin Gifts Readers An Exclusive Plot Twist, Leaving ‘Game Of Thrones’ In The Dust
- The 2016 CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize closes Monday!
- First Story is LBF charity of the year
- Touch and Feel
- Visiting the oldest bookstore in America – and its resident ghost
- Hey, Mark Zuckerberg: Women Write Important Books, Too
- Indie Bookshop of the Year regional shortlists
- Phil Earle: let’s make our bookshelves reflect the diversity of our streets
- Introducing Open eBooks
- President Obama nominated Dr. Carla Hayden to be Librarian of Congress
- Boys could enjoy stories about girls, and vice versa – if only we'd let them
- How Germany's Gruner + Jahr is winning the fight against ad blocking
- Arts in Prison poetry program helps inmates find freedom in writing
- ‘Orwell could have been writing about Zimbabwe’: Petina Gappah on translating Animal Farm into Shona
- Final week for Book Industry Charitable Foundation Scholarship Program
- Final Umberto Eco book publication pushed forward after author's death
- Dr. Seuss books remade in yarn will make you want to be a kid again
- Steven Spielberg’s Amblin buys film rights for latest novel by South African author duo SL Grey
- Diversity Celebrated at This Year’s Independent Spirit Awards
- Uncharted waters
- To the Quick
- 88th Academy Awards Winners
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PROGRAMMING NOTE: From now on, due to time constraints, we will no longer be summarizing blog posts beyond the title and subhead and the audio podcast. These posts will still be included in the news list as they are above, as we consider them to be an important part of the literary news.