Here is the top literary news of the week:
- Forbes deleted its controversial article about Amazon replacing libraries
- Culture Pass: Get Free Access to NYC Museums with a Library Card
- Dieselfunk Dispatch: Abrams ComicArts Announces Start of ‘Parable of the Sower’ Graphic Novel Adaptation
- The husband also rises: Mr Paula Deen wins Hemingway lookalike contest
- WHY I CAN’T STOP ATTEMPTING IMPOSSIBLE READING PROJECTS
- 'Twaddle': librarians respond to suggestion Amazon should replace libraries
- IKEA 'Reading Rooms' to celebrate Man Booker longlist
- UB research lab studies how university courses can be more ‘open’
- Setting Up a New CBA
- WORKING WITH A PHOTOGRAPHER TAUGHT ME TO SEE WRITING DIFFERENTLY
- Tronc Slashes 'New York Daily News' Staff By Half
- Post-Facebook, PinkNews launches on Snapchat Discover
- Beijing invests millions to keep bookshops open
- University of Houston Libraries Introduces Houston Hip Hop Posters Digital Collection
- WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A DOCTOR AND A WRITER?
- This Bookstore Is Stuffed With Just One Thing: Cookbooks
- How to Salvage Water Damaged Books
- Trump promotes Jeanine Pirro's new book in Oval Office
- US audio booms by 29% but overall publishing sales dip
- DCU launches DCU Press, the first open access university press in Ireland
- Exposing Murder Rings and the Realities of McCarthyism: A Deep Dive into FOIA
- ARTICLES BY LIBRARIANS SHOULD REPLACE OPINION PIECES BY THE UNINFORMED
- Haruki Murakami's new novel declared 'indecent' by Hong Kong censors
- An IBM team identified deep gender bias from 50 years of Booker Prize shortlists
- Literature events company to create 'immersive' festival performances
- Southern Utah library workers told to remove buttons, displays featuring LGBTQ-themed materials
- Omarosa to tell all! The exiled former Trump aide lands a seven-figure book deal
- Who Owns Harry Potter? What J.K. Rowling's Series Can Teach Us About Copyright Law
- FROM APARTMENT TO BRYANT PARK: A POETRY SALON GROWS UP
- Sensational archaeological find is likely Germany's oldest library
- RSF publishes report on online harassment of journalists
- Jerusalem Book Fair revamped as 'forum'
- Book-Loving Guy Turns His Massive Library Into Art And His 120k Instagram Followers Approve
- HOW I WROTE MY MEMOIR, ONE NOTECARD AT A TIME
- Netizen Report: Russia and Sudan join the ranks of countries looking to outlaw ‘fake news’
- Ondaatje, Bauer, Rooney and Ryan on 'dystopian' Man Booker longlist
- Amazon’s best-selling books about “Russian Politics” are mostly about Donald Trump
- Book fair back, now with online ticketing
- Herbert Van de Sompel is Joining DANS (Data Archiving and Network Services) in the Netherlands as Chief Innovation Officer
- The Son Kafka Never Knew He Had
- Library of Congress Wishes to Extend Mandatory Deposit to Ebooks
- President Trump’s Tirade Against Amazon Threatens Neutral Antitrust Enforcement
This week: Forbes apologizes for an article that suggested closing public libraries, Librarians responded in force that someone needs to do some research, the New York Daily News staff cut by the publisher, President Trump promoted a Fox News host’s book in the Oval Office, a Japanese author’s book is declared indecent, a long lost library was found in Germany, and Russia and Sudan go after Fake News. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
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