Here is the top literary news of the week:
- The Smithsonian Is Using a Swahili-Speaking Robot to Break Down Language Barriers
- Mystery Writers of America Announces the 2018 Edgar Award Winners
- Wichita Central Library Closing Early May For Transition To Advanced Learning Library
- Still reading something you started months ago? You’ve got ‘book-block’
- New Federal Prison Policies May Put Books and Email on Ice
- Student Riko Sekiguchi wins Carmelite Picture Book Prize
- Prima Games Takes Travel Publishing to Virtual Worlds
- Moscow museum opens archives of Stalin's Gulag labour camps
- EMMA STRAUB ON THE POWER OF THE INDIE BOOKSTORE
- It Took 17 Years: Freelancers Receive $9 Million in Copyright Suit
- 'Significant' piracy problem explored at New York's BISG
- NewFronts publishers seize on brand safety as a selling point
- Colin Firth, Julie Walters Discover ‘The Secret Garden’ For Studiocanal, Heyday Films
- Etsy, Tumblr, and thousands of other sites will go on ‘red alert’ ahead of a vote to reinstate net neutrality
- OUR IMAGINATIONS NEED TO DWELL WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
- Fake books sold on Amazon could be used for money laundering
- The trouble with George: A trans character causes controversy in Oregon literary competition
- Deborah Rogers Award reveals 'hugely interesting' shortlist
- 2018 Agatha Award Winners
- USC Shoah Foundation and Fortunoff Video Archive at Yale University to Provide Access to Each Other's Collections
- 7 METHODS FOR WRITING YOUR FIRST DRAFT
- 2018 Anna Dewdney Read Together Award Announced
- Malala shortlisted for Little Rebels Award
- Meet The Black Women Upending The Romance Novel Industry
- Laura Bush to Receive National Archives Foundation 2018 Records of Achievement Award
- Docuseries Based On Michelle McNamara’s Golden State Killer Book ‘I’ll Be Gone In the Dark’ Greenlighted By HBO
- Frank Stella Unbound looks at the acclaimed artist's literary works and his love of printmaking
- Nobel prize in literature 2018 cancelled after sexual assault scandal
- Bookstores by and for people of color are finding their industry niche
- Sci-Hub ‘Pirate Bay For Science’ Security Certs Revoked by Comodo
- Muslims Recoil at a French Proposal to Change the Quran
- HOW TO SUPPRESS WOMEN’S WRITING: “SHE ONLY WROTE ONE GOOD BOOK.”
- Author Junot Diaz faces sexual misconduct allegations
- Publishing industry is under siege, says EAEP boss Kiarie
- Media censorship surrounds the Pashtun rights movement in Pakistan
- Debut author flyposts PRH offices to advertise own book
- May 68: That failed revolution that changed our lives
- The last shop on Earth that still sells the World Book encyclopedia
- Book publishing’s fact-checking failure, as illustrated by the Sally Kohn controversy
- Greece Opens Athens’ Year as UNESCO’s World Book Capital
- Book Pirates Lose Appeal in China’s Largest-Ever Copyright Case
- A farewell to free journalism
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