Here is the top literary news of the week:
- UNESCO declares Seattle a City of Literature
- Saunders, Atwood and Adichie make plea for poet's freedom
- Research Tools: National Transportation Library (NTL) Debuts ROSA P, a Repository and Open Science Data Portal
- SECRETS OF THE BOOK DESIGNER: CREATING SOMETHING FROM NOTHING
- Just Keep Swimming: What To Do If Your Comics Project Falls Apart
- Research Article: “Predicting the Role of Library Bookshelves in 2025″
- Pop-up library program celebrates successes with Free Laundry Day at westside laundromat
- Campaigners: Libraries Taskforce is 'major presence' but 'hamstrung'
- Richard Flanagan: ‘Fiction is not a lie, but a truth, a necessary truth’
- A Bookseller Runs for Congress
- Advertisers often avoid hard news, but there’s mixed data to back this up
- Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Publishes “Libraries, Presses, and Publishing” (SPEC Kit 357)
- Ben Shephard obituary
- Shannon hits back at fans unembarrassed by piracy
- Justice Sonia Sotomayor working on 3 books for young people
- Twitter’s 280-Character Tweets Officially Go Live
- Macmillan US closes self-publishing platform Pronoun
- 2017 South African Literary Awards winners announced!
- A New Organization: Scientific Society Publisher Alliance (SSPA) Announces Launch
- Finding Solace in Bookstores, in the Face of Cancer
- 14 Books Written During NaNoWriMo
- Tom Stoppard is 'bashful' winner of lifetime achievement award
- Is Catalonia Using Schools as a Political Weapon?
- Pullman and Saunders shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2017
- University of Maryland Libraries receives grant to help digitize rare audio
- WIZARDS UNITE: THE NEW HARRY POTTER AUGMENTED REALITY GAME
- SEEING THE HOPEFUL SIDE OF POST-APOCALYPTIC FICTION
- Same as it ever was: Publishers Weekly has released its 2017 Industry Salary Survey
- Valley and Emma Presses launch publishing podcast
- Harvey-Damaged Libraries Win Nearly $300,000 in Recovery Grants
- ON THE VITAL IMPORTANCE OF NONFICTION IN THE AGE OF “FAKE” NEWS
- The Best Books of 2017 according to Amazon
- Bob Goodlatte, Key Republican on Copyright Issues, to Retire
- The Early Soviet images that foreshadowed fake news
- The Soviet Language Revolution
- Building for the future: trade staff on diversity
- Literature is fire
- Why we must change how we teach literature
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