Here is the top literary news of the week:
- Arabic publisher secures Márquez deal
- When Dan Slott, Magdalene Visaggio, And Nick Spencer Debated The Merits Of Event Comics On Twitter
- WHAT ABOLISHING THE NEA WILL MEAN FOR WOMEN ARTISTS
- NPR: “Videotapes are Becoming Unwatchable as Archivists Work to Save Them” (XFR Collective)
- LITERARY TOURISM: PHOENIX METRO AREA, AZ
- The American Soldiers Who Grieved for Saddam Hussein
- New Life for a 125-Year-Old Literary Journal
- Women Booksellers Rule
- Aussie Rules: Black Inc launches in the UK
- SHERMAN ALEXIE: “I THINK WE LIVE IN A CONSTANT FUNERAL”
- Juneau Assembly backs away from library cuts
- DOS AND DON’TS OF READING WHILE WALKING
- Al Jazeera Accused of Supporting Terrorism: Qatar News Agency's Bitter History With the Arab World
- Book industry looks to hold steady in turbulent time
- New Online: Stanford Libraries Digitizes Original Drafts of Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl”
- Arundhati Roy's first novel for 20 years goes on sale
- Tony Robinson to tour indie bookshops for IBW
- MY BEAUTIFUL OUBLIETTE: THE DIFFICULTY OF BEING A WRITER IN PRISON
- Six seasons in six weeks: Game of Thrones fans accept #PrepareforWinter binge-watch challenge
- *Video: Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize Speech
- Yiannopoulos' Dangerous becomes Amazon bestseller a month before publication
- Harper Lee estate endorses To Kill a Mockingbird graphic novel
- New Report: The State of Digital Publishing in Canada 2016
- Lynda Carter Joins "Library of Awesome"
- BOOKSELLING IN THE 21ST CENTURY: THE DEEP PAIN OF RETURNING BOOKS
- Double Threat
- ‘Storyteller-in-chief’: How brands are inventing celebrity roles in attempt to profit
- Alderman's The Power wins 2017 Baileys Women's Prize
- WELL-READ BLACK GIRL IS KICKSTARTING A WRITERS’ CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL
- Virtual Reality Tools in the Library: Oculus Education/California State Library Pilot Kicks Off in 90 California Libraries
- The Ministry of the Frost: How I Learned to Love Poetry
- Hard Brexit, soft Brexit, grammar schools or renationalized railways? The UK general election.
- WHERE ARE THE GREAT ITALIAN WOMEN WRITERS?
- NYC Libraries Open “Subway Library” in Underground Stations, Six-Week Promotion Now Underway
- Surprise, excitement and concern as trade digests UK election result
- A Writing Mother Is a Selfish Mother
- JOSEPH KANON: THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE TO WRITE THAN THE LIBRARY
- University of Chicago student library employees vote to unionize
- Russian Court Convicts 'Extremist' Ukraine Library Director
- Pushing the Frontiers of Knowledge: The 2017 Killam Prize
- Morpurgo scoops Children’s Book Award for fourth time
- Secret Mexican diary sheds light on Spanish Inquisition
- How bookstores manipulates us to buy more
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