Keith has a sore throat after Gaithersburg and the ask aois21 on the 21st webcast so there will not be an episode this week.
Here is the top literary news of the week:
- British Parliament Ditches Parchment for Paper
- Robin Stevens' anger over snobbery towards her books
- THE WEEK IN LITERARY FILM AND TV NEWS
- Emmanuel Macron – man of letters
- Data: Facts and Stats About Moms and Mother’s Day in the United States
- Report: Game Of Thrones Author George R. R. Martin Near Completion On Long-Awaited Project
- The Washington Post is diving into augmented reality
- Indigo Dreams wins Most Innovative Publisher at Saboteur Awards
- New Digital Collection Available Online: Japanese-American Internment Camp Newspapers, 1942 to 1946
- DIS-CONTENT: LEARNING TO WRITE IN THE AGE OF THE DIGITAL
- LITERARY TOURISM: HUDSON VALLEY
- Anne With an E
- HARLEQUIN CLOSING FIVE LINES, INCLUDING KIMANI ROMANCE
- BA welcomes EC move on unfair online trading practices
- Highlights: Global eBook Report 2017 Published
- Indie Retail May Be Struggling—But Not These Capitol Hill Bookstores
- Red Pens and Invisible Ink
- THE CANONIZATION OF DYLAN THOMAS
- About Those Spinoffs...
- *Libraries Are Dropping Overdue Fines — But Can They Afford To?
- Queer writers have deep roots in South Florida
- Publishers must comply with new data laws to avoid €20m fines
- PLEASE STOP DONATING THE DA VINCI CODE TO USED BOOKSTORES
- Catalog Records: Library of Congress Releases 25 Million Free Records of Bibliographic Metadata
- Can One Hundred Years of Solitude be read as more than just fantasy?
- THE SUPERHUMAN CHARM OF ERNEST HEMINGWAY, THE “MOST SHOT-UP MAN IN AMERICA”
- School district pulls ‘13 Reasons Why’ book from libraries
- Helen Fielding wins Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize
- Meet PatriotHole, the Onion’s New Right-Wing-Skewering Mockery Machine
- Research Tools: Say Hello to the United Nations Digital Library
- #SquadGoals: Brand snark and slang on social media doesn’t work
- 2017 Klaus Flugge prize for children's book illustration – in pictures
- Amazon Debuts a New Bestseller List for Books
- A Space Ripe for Experimentation: The Future of Print Literary Journals
- $75k Cundill History Prize relaunched
- Cool! Penn State Libraries, Short Edition Partner for First University Collaboration
- Watch Al Franken Talk You Through His Sumptuous Book Cover
- READING ACROSS AMERICA: A HAVEN FOR WRITERS OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA
- Kids can get books with their McDonald's Happy Meals — but only in Canada
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