Here is the top literary news of the week:
- Researchers Float (Unlikely) Theory That Jane Austen Died of Arsenic Poisoning
- Jimmy Breslin, Legendary New York City Newspaper Columnist, Dies at 88
- V-Mail Handwritten letters, smaller than a postage stamp
- Marina Warner becomes RSL's first female president
- ROXANE GAY, AIMEE BENDER, AND MORE ON ASSAULT AND HARASSMENT IN THE LITERARY WORLD
- Robert Silvers, a Founding Editor of New York Review of Books, Dies at 87
- How to finish a novel: tracking a book's progress from idea to completion
- Walker partners with The Gro Company for Bedtime Book Club
- IS PEDANTRY THE MOTHER OF THE ESSAY?
- New Zealand: Auckland Libraries Cuts Staff In ‘Digital-Led’ Shift
- How well do you know your Anne of Green Gables?
- AMERICANAH CHOSEN FOR ONE BOOK, ONE NEW YORK CAMPAIGN
- Publisher to host EU celebration night on day of Article 50 trigger
- Jane Austen Has Alt-Right Fans? Heavens to Darcy!
- TAKE HEART: SHAKESPEARE’S DRAFTS WERE PRETTY DAMN ROUGH
- Why moody teenagers love Emily Dickinson
- Wisconsin K-12 Public School Libraries to Spilt $32 Million in Common School Fund Earnings
- How Aristotle Created the Computer
- 14 Authors on the Life-Changing Impact of the NEA
- Tom Cox book breaks Unbound crowdfunding records
- Big names and three debuts on Kerry Group Novel of the Year Award shortlist
- Thirty Museums and Libraries Named Finalists for 2017 National Medal Award
- Bill would put Kansas State Library under Legislature’s control
- Fake News Spreads Because People Trust Their Friends Too Much
- We visited Amazon's first neighborhood bookstore and saw how it could change the industry for good
- Outrage as Library Service of the Year shortlistee slated for closure
- “PAGING DR. FRAUD”: THE FAKE PUBLISHERS THAT ARE RUINING SCIENCE
- INTRODUCING THE 2017 WHITING AWARD WINNERS
- Italy’s Minister of Cultural Heritage Gives Go Ahead to Develop Italian Digital Library
- MY QUEST TO VISIT EVERY BOOKSTORE IN NYC
- A sneak peek at this year’s Fall for the Book author lineup
- Authors condemn £4m library fund as a 'sop' and a 'whitewash'
- Mobile storytelling platform Oolipo launches
- Gates Foundation announces open-access publishing venture
- North Carolina: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Removes Book That was to be Part of Anti-Bullying Lesson
- READING ACROSS AMERICA: HOW TO HOST A LITERARY EVENT
- Yes, there actually is going to be a disco party with Gloria Gaynor at the Library of Congress
- Religion Publishers Reach Out to the Religiously Unaffiliated
- How to tune in to Canada Reads
- Storytel expands into four new markets
- Novel confronts painful history
- Kingsmead Book Fair line-up announced!
- ‘Irish Times’ Poetry Now Award won by Paddy Bushe
- Meester Trump Tweets in Russian
- After Dylan’s Nobel, What Makes a Poet a Poet?
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