Here is the top literary news of the week:
- SON OF COCKY: a writer is trying to trademark "DRAGON SLAYER" for fantasy novels
- Canongate to livestream 'Twin Peaks' marathon to mark David Lynch publication
- Miles Franklin 2018 shortlist: Gerald Murnane gets first nod in 44-year career
- Werner Herzog to direct TV series about Henry Ford’s failed Fordlandia experiment
- National Sporting Library & Museum to Digitize its Rare Book Collection
- Saving the History of Comics… One Book at a Time!
- First Second Wins Three Times at Inaugural Excellence in Graphic Lit Awards
- National Centre for Writing opens after £2m revamp
- Calgary's new central library devotes $500K to Indigenous public art
- William Reese, Leading Seller of Rare Books, Is Dead at 62
- Obama shares summer reading list
- McCaughrean and Smith win Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals
- Unusual suspects: the writers diversifying detective fiction
- Partnership enables LAC to digitize Indigenous publications
- MEET THE WOMAN SPEARHEADING INCLUSIVITY IN UK PUBLISHING
- Podcasting keeps inching toward measurement standard, but is reluctant to deal with the short-term pain
- Carnegie medal winner slams children’s book publishers for ‘accessible’ prose
- Warner Bros. Is Starting to Crack Down on Harry Potter Fan Events
- Vida report: 'Dangerous lens' of male bias remains in literary criticism
- German publisher Taschen enters Hong Kong market with first Asian bookstore – and a Ferrari book costing HK$250,000
- American Library Association outraged by the refugee family separation policy
- Elon Musk millionairesplains Marxism to a lefty publishing house
- HOW TO WRITE ACROSS DIFFERENCE
- Oxford English Dictionary extends hunt for regional words around the world
- US children’s authors campaign against ‘kids in cages’
- New airport kiosk lets you grab a library book before your flight
- Listen and weep: 'Audiobooks outdo films in emotional engagement'
- Sammy Davis Jr. Biopic Project Sets Up At Paramount Pictures
- WHY DO WE LOVE READING ABOUT CHEATERS AND SCHEMERS?
- Unfinished Bauhaus Typefaces Are Now at Your Fingertips
- 'Work of art' library opens at Japan House London
- Three specialist libraries to close at University of Auckland, 45 jobs to go
- Robert Zemeckis to Direct Adaptation of Roald Dahl’s ‘The Witches’
- RICHARD FLANAGAN ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE DEATH OF A PRIVATE LIFE
- 'It is like being on psychedelic drugs’: Benjamin Myers on the strange world of literary prizes
- EU votes on copyright law that could kill memes and open source software
- Gail Honeyman scoops Authors' Club Best First Novel Award
- How AI can identify fake news and warn advertisers who want to avoid it
- New €31m library opens at University of Limerick
- What It's Like to Translate Israel's Most Important Writers
- And thou shalt not write fiction about sexual harassment
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