Here is the top literary news of the week:
Using Young Adult Novels to Make Sense of #MeToo
Sunrise Comics 81-Year-Old Owner Closes Store After Almost 40 Years
Library digitizes over 6,000 photos from Pirkle Jones/Ruth-Marion Baruch collection
Book clinic: an alternative guide to Irish literature
Inside Susan Sontag’s Extensive FBI File
Tronc in 'early stage' discussions about sale to McClatchy newspaper chain
FT/McKinsey reveal 'varied' shortlist for £30k Business Book of the Year
Ankeny's new bookstore features thousands of used books and a smattering of new ones
Grammy Museum-funded digitization project brings rare Charles Ives performances to the world
Why Are Book Margins Stuck in the 1990s?
Haruki Murakami withdraws from alternative Nobel prize
Target Responds to Publisher Complaints, but Redactions Persist
Amazon’s new small-businesses play is panned as pandering
Film option to Delargy debut bought by Zucker/Prodigy
DON’T WRITE A BOOK ABOUT CANCER, AND OTHER ADVICE
Library of Congress Launches OFFICIAL Congressional Research Service Reports Portal
Rumford Public Library's display of banned books will stay
George Orwell archives added to Unesco Memory of the World register
Pascal Pictures Acquires Uzma Jalaluddin Novel ‘Ayesha At Last’
Smith, Power and Berry win Forward poetry prizes
THE CHALLENGES OF CREATING A COVER FOR A FORGOTTEN MODERNIST CLASSIC
Is young adult literature too dark?
New York Review of Books Editor Is Out Amid Uproar Over #MeToo Essay
Man Booker 2018: Daisy Johnson becomes youngest ever author shortlisted for prize
OUP offers free dictionary access to UK state schools
Pennsylvania to end prison book donations, forcing inmates onto pricey eBook platform
Alberta book publishers to get $300,000 boost from province
Digital scholarship rescues ethnographic cookbook from oblivion
PLEASE STOP TALKING ABOUT THE “RISE” OF AFRICAN SCIENCE FICTION
B&N Opens Prototype Store in Maryland
OECD international survey of scientific authors
Man Booker judges: 'submissions needed more editing'
New chapter for Newtonville Books as it turns 20
Sexy ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Costumes Just Hit The Internet, And This Is Your Reminder To Please Don’t
GARRARD CONLEY AND SJ SINDU ON THE MAINSTREAMING OF QUEER IDENTITY
The Oxford English Dictionary is opening its gates to teenage slang—via Twitter
Arrested for fact-checking: Kazakh court fines Ukrainian journalist after police break up media workshop
Audiobooks Are the New Ebooks, Except They Might Keep Growing
Rebecca Rosenblum, Max Wallace nominated for $10K Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature
Mukherjee wins Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize
Chief Justice Maraga launches bench book for criminal cases
$4.8 MILLION IN GRANTS GO TO "SAVE AMERICA'S TREASURES"
Wizards, Moomins and pirates: the magic and mystery of literary maps
Tales of people forgotten by the ‘development’ narrative
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