Here is the top Literary news of the week:
- Amazon has laid out exactly how to game its self-publishing platform
- Redefining Our Image of Book Collectors
- People Are Reading 2016 Campaign Books Like Crazy
- New Digital Collection: “Vancouver Archives Puts Thousands of Heritage Photos Online”
- What is your comic shop history?
- Researchers Want to Revive These 30 Antique English Word
- Bargain Books in the Digital Age
- BA welcomes EU Commission's plans for fairer taxation
- “The Snowy Day” Gets a Stamp Series
- Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden Visits Philadelphia Area Libraries
- 5 TIPS FOR READING MULTIPLE BOOKS AT THE SAME TIME
- How Books Designed for Soldiers’ Pockets Changed Publishing Forever
- Why teaching classic literature too early is a 'recipe for ruining great books' for children
- BANNED BOOKS WEEK 2017
- Waterstones, Moomin and Oxfam team up for women's charity campaign
- Library of Congress Awards $27 Million (3-Year) Data Center, Migration Support Contract to Accenture
- How EU’s ePrivacy law could impact publishers
- Australian writers urge yes vote in same-sex marriage survey
- Amazon Books to Open in Washington, D.C., and Austin
- Aardvark Books Closing After 39 Years, Building Up For Sale
- Twitter trials expanding tweets from 140 characters to 280
- San Diego State University Library Debuts New Science Fiction Room
- Children's Laureate Child worries books are 'too cheap'
- 8 NOTABLE ATTEMPTS TO HACK THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST
- WHY WONDER WOMAN’S BISEXUALITY MATTERS
- Hugh Hefner Dead at 91; Playboy Founder and Publishing Legend Stoked the Sexual Revolution With Iconic Magazine
- The Nook, she is dead
- National Library of Ireland Acquires Major Yeats Treasures
- Lantana and Peepal Tree make £10k independent press prize shortlist
- CLASS, RACE AND THE CASE FOR GENRE FICTION IN THE CANON
- THE 19-YEAR-OLD WHO WROTE THE BOOK ON TEEN ANGST
- National Book Foundation’s 2017 ‘5 Under 35’ Honorees Announced
- Emory University’s Rose Library Acquires Letter to Jack Kerouac that Inspired ‘On the Road’
- Five unpublished biographies shortlisted for Tony Lothian Prize
- India, always risky for journalists, has suddenly turned more dangerous following a murder
- LITERARY HIGHLIGHTS FROM EVERYONE’S FAVORITE WEDDING COLUMN
- BONKERS BOOKISH PLACES I WON’T BE VISITING ON MY HONEYMOON
- Philip Pullman: ‘The book I wish I’d written? My next one’
- Hemingway’s First Short Story Found in Key West
- Fourth Estate's The Party optioned for TV
- Want to Learn Cherokee? How About Ainu? This Startup Is Teaching Endangered Languages
- Rank and File: Poetry of Protest Comes to Tel Aviv
- Banned Books Week: 11 Canadian books that have been challenged
- The progressive argument for reading Dr. Seuss books to kids
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