Here is the top literary news of the week:
- Readers' favourite independent bookshops worldwide – part II
- Can Authors Sell More Books with Less Social Media?
- Chris Riddell wins the Kate Greenaway medal with The Sleeper and the Spindle
- U.S. Dept. of Education & Alliance for Excellent Education Announce Launch of “Future Ready Librarians” Initiative
- 'Game of Thrones'' author George R.R. Martin to Stephen King: 'How the f -- do you write so fast?'
- Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm on telling sex-positive Indigenous stories
- China claims non-existant book proves its claims on the South China Sea
- “Good Bones” Poet Maggie Smith on Watching Her Poem Go Viral in the Wake of the Orlando Shooting
- Local techie writing children's book on Amazon's boom in Seattle
- The brilliance of writing poetry on napkins
- 'Brexit 'threat to business', say trade figures'
- Pulp Friction: If Barnes & Noble goes out of business, it’ll be a disaster for book lovers.
- Wab Kinew wins $10K Kobo Emerging Writer Prize for The Reason You Walk
- Storytel buys Swedish publisher Norstedts for £12.5m
- 3 Ways Authors Can Plant Metadata in Their Book Blurb
- Multilingual Wordsmiths, Part 6: Don Bartlett on Bringing Us Karl Ove Knausgaard
- Three Colorado professionals hatch a big plan for publishing in the West
- Farmer, bookseller Norman Nissen dies at 57
- Now accepting submissions!
- Most-shared books: the favourites we give again and again
- Little Free Library sees vandalism, Kansas City experiences the power of a Little Free Library
- Page-turning romances: Couples who found love at a bookstore
- BREXIT: Keep calm and expect change
- Unesco moves to protect Anglo-Saxon book of poems and ribald riddles
- Knowledge Unlatched and U. of Michigan Library Will Collaborate on Open Access Project
- My life before writing: Nina Stibbe on an ambition to work in a sawmill
- How Brexit will affect publishing, and more book news
- A Literary Bromance, Now in Its Sixth Decade
- Abiola Oni announced as winner of the BAME Short Story prize
- Happy Birthday George Orwell
- See the Gutenberg Bible, 32,000 3D Mechanical Puzzles and a Lock of Edgar Allen Poe’s Hair at This Rare Library
- Nikki Giovanni to receive the Library of Virginia’s Literary Lifetime Achievement Award
- Industry News Roundup–ALA Annual Meeting Conference 2016 Edition
- THE QUIET MAJESTY OF AMERICA’S PUBLIC LIBRARIES AND MORE CRITICAL LINKING
- The 10 best Latin American books of all time
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