Here is the top literary news of the week:
- Bookshop offers free books for life
- Can Poetry Books Keep Breaking Into The Mainstream?
- Forward prize, backward reading: who grumbles if white writers win awards?
- The New Yorker’s Topical Comedy Is a Disgrace
- Rest in Power: Gloria Naylor, Author of ‘The Women of Brewster Place,’ Has Died
- Madeleine Thien, Kamal Al-Solaylee, Steven Heighton nominated for 2016 Governor General's Literary Awards
- Alt-right trolls are using these code words for racial slurs online
- Yasmina Khadra: 'Algeria could have been a paradise for all'
- Arundhati Roy's New Book Is Her First Novel In Nearly 20 Years
- Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels Are Getting a Stage Adaptation, in Case You Want to Get Invested in Lila and Lenu All Over Again
- London’s first young people’s laureate revealed as Caleb Femi
- Amazon and EU 'in settlement talks' over e-book investigation
- Failed replication shows literary fiction doesn't boost social cognition
- Beaucoup de long/shortlists of French Literary prizes
- Oxford jurors hear alleged murderer Michael Danaher targeted the famous including model Kate Moss
- Google Experiments and Fails with Book Discovery
- Denmark: “More People Visiting Danish Libraries”
- FIVE BOOKS MAKING NEWS THIS WEEK: DETECTIVES, DEMAGOGUES, AND DYSTOPIAS
- Amazon Introduces “Prime Reading” Benefit For Prime Subscribers, a Rotating Selection of Books, Magazines, Comics
- 45 Quotes about Poetry for National Poetry Day
- The worst poems by 7 great writers
- Poetry market celebrates National Poetry Day with highest sales ever
- Eerie and Cheery
- Hachette Audio Partners with Booktrack on YA Audiobooks
- The books that built me, by Karin Brynard
- National Book Foundation to study translation trends in the U.S.
- Nobel Literature Prize announcement pushed back to October 13
- David McCullough book ‘The Pioneers’ scheduled for 2019
- JUNOT DIAZ: ON MY WAY TO THE NOVEL, I FELL IN LOVE WITH THE SHORT STORY
- Touchpress unveils new strategic direction and rebrands as Amphio
- Urban Libraries Council (ULC) Announces Recipients of 2016 Top Innovators and Honorable Mentions Awards at Annual Forum
- ADVANCED CITIZENSHIP, 2016 EDITION: A READING LIST FOR BECOMING AN INFORMED VOTER
- J.K. Rowling's Latest Pottermore Story Is an American Wizarding Civics Lesson
- Elton John and Jim Broadbent lead FBF hotlists
- Can You Respond to an Email With a Phone Call? What About a Text Message?
- READINGS FROM THE FUTURE AT THE LONDON LITERATURE FESTIVAL
- INTERNATIONAL OBSERVE THE MOON NIGHT
- Canada will be FBF 2020 guest of honour.
- A Bit of Data on Book Sales in Canada During First-Half of 2016
- There’s a word in Japanese for the literary affliction of buying books you don’t read
- THE LITERATURE OF CREEPY CLOWNS
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