Here is the top literary news of the week:
Alain Mabanckou’s novel ‘Black Moses’ wins 2018 Hurston/Wright fiction award
Strong economic case for taking VAT off digital publications, report finds
11th Circ. Says Ga. Can't Copyright State Code Annotations
Top Dog Comics Launches in Augusta, Georgia
ON THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF LOCATING THE LINE BETWEEN FICTION AND NON
"World's largest book sale" comes to Middle East at giant hangar in Dubai
Mr B's crowdfunder smashes original target, looks further
Historical Fiction Is Hot in Europe
‘Twelfth Night’-Inspired Musical TV Series With Gender Identity Theme In Works At Amazon From Steven Sater, Lauren Gussis
THE LIFE OF THE WRITER/MUSICIAN
Iowa man burns LGBTQ children's books from public library to protest pride festival
Museum of the Bible in D.C. removes items billed as Dead Sea Scrolls after experts find they are not authentic
Twitter removes accounts linked to Alex Jones, Infowars
Femi Kayode wins Little, Brown Award for crime fiction
Poet laureate writes sonnet for Danny Boyle's Armistice Day centenary events
LEV GROSSMAN: WHY WE’VE ALWAYS NEEDED FANTASTIC MAPS
To Kill a Mockingbird voted top 'Great American Read' in US poll
Cooper takes inaugural Fitzcarraldo Editions Novel Prize
‘There’s nothing easy about social’: Weed publishers try to work around digital hurdles
The Art Institute of Chicago Is the Latest Museum to Offer Open Access to Thousands of Images in Its Archive
Tina Turner: By the Book
THE PSYCHIATRIST WHO TRIED TO SAVE SYLVIA PLATH
The Coming of Age of Transgender Literature
Orwell Foundation to launch political fiction prize
With One Strong Word, ‘The Hate U Give’ Couldn’t Hold Its Tongue
How the apartheid regime burnt books in their tens of thousands
New Journal Article: “What is all This Fuss About? Is Wrong Metadata Really Bad for Libraries and Their End-Users?”
THE YEAR I STOPPED READING WHITE PEOPLE
Announcing the 2018 Kirkus Prize Winners
Waterstones formally completes Foyles purchase
Book business is strong, especially for indie stores, but rising real estate costs pose threat
Imprint consolidation at big houses is a sign of changed times
Roper Center to create world’s most comprehensive health opinion database
Emma Thompson Joins 'How to Build a Girl'
THIS SELF-HELP BOOK IS THE PUBLISHING PHENOMENON OF 2018
Exit polls show Ireland has voted to remove blasphemy laws from their constitution
Arrested in Saudi Arabia, and then disappeared: Yemeni writer Marwan Almuraisy
Death by bureaucracy? Russian regulators slap independent news site with sky-high fine
The Diagram Prize 2018 shortlist revealed
Ontario University Libraries openly release over seven decades of historical public opinion polls and guide
Here are the finalists for the 2018 Governor General's Literary Awards
Malayalam author Benyamin’s 'Jasmine Days' wins first JCB Prize for literature
Unseen Sylvia Plath short story to be published in January
The ‘Doctor Zhivago’ Nobel Dust-up
The Ghost Story Persists in American Literature. Why?
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