Here is the top literary news of the week:
- Nation Newsplex wins fact-checking award
- Daniel Beer wins $75k Cundill History Prize
- SF librarian, blinded by nanny, inspired registry for child care workers
- The most popular Kindle books of all time are mostly written by women
- WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM MULTIPLE TRANSLATIONS OF THE SAME POEM
- Booksellers Prep for Small Business Saturday
- Scotland launches single library card pilot
- Middle school names library after Code Talker
- 'It's crazy fun': U of C librarian fired up as massive EMI music collection arrives in Calgary
- A Bible museum is a good idea. The one that's opening is not.
- *‘Jack-of-all-trades, master of none’: Why Mashable flamed out
- Over 400 of the World's Most Popular Websites Record Your Every Keystroke, Princeton Researchers Find
- Roald Dahl Estate partners with audio player start-up
- NOT YOUR GRANDMA’S LIBRARY: HOW MODERN STORYTIME DEVELOPS EARLY LITERACY
- HOW FORGOTTEN TRAILBLAZER MARJORIE HILLIS HELPED WOMEN LIVE ALONE
- Video: An Archives Thanksgiving (at Yale University’s Beinecke Library)
- Facebook and Google strangle media
- New Digital Collections: British Library Launches Bilingual Website Showcasing 1,300 Hebrew Manuscript Treasures
- TOURNAMENT OF BOOKS LONG LIST ANNOUNCED
- Amazon opens Black Friday pop-up shop in Soho
- Who’s gonna buy Rolling Stone?
- Science fiction triggers 'poorer reading', study finds
- Dawson and Davies triumph at SLA Award
- Special Events: “Star Wars Day: The Library Strikes Back” Coming Soon to the Calgary Public Library
- The Questionable Category of “Native American Literature”
- A WEEKEND AT WORDSTOCK, PORTLAND’S WONDERFUL LIT FEST
- 100 Notable Books of 2017
- Historically, men translated the Odyssey. Here’s what happened when a woman took the job.
- Darwin's annotated copy of On the Origin of Species goes to auction
- Susan Orlean joins Banff Centre as literary journalism chair
- Web archive to preserve official Scottish sites for future reference
- WHY EXACTLY IS THIS BOOK OBSCENE? (SKIP TO THE DIRTY BITS)
- Kindle: a decade of publishing's game-changer
- Charlie Rose's Journalism Awards Rescinded Amid Sexual Harassment Claims
- Three win BAMB's #OneInAMillion competition
- Poets wanted: Vancouver seeks nominations for poet laureate from local First Nations
- Putin Signs Law Allowing Russia to List Foreign Media Outlets as 'Foreign Agents'
- AMERICANS ARE READING A LOT OF POETRY RIGHT NOW, IF YOU COUNT “INSTAGRAM POETRY”
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