Here is the top literary news of the week.
- South Philly Comics Closes As Local Media Spotlights Area Shops
- Winnie-the-Pooh heads to V&A for big winter exhibition
- New Zealand: Library Dumps CD Collection as Vinyl Comes ‘Full Circle’
- Akbar to edit online literary magazine for Unbound
- A BOOK TROLLEY FOR YOUNG READERS
- WHERE ARE THE LIKES? COMING TO TERMS WITH BEING A WRITER ON SOCIAL MEDIA
- Booksellers lose business after AbeBooks.com goes down
- John Ashbery, a Singular Poet Whose Influence Was Broad, Dies at 90
- The Upstart D.C. Agents Making Waves in New York
- Higher Education: Florida: “E-book Expansion Could Mean Student Savings”
- Claire Messud: ‘Maybe in 50 years there won’t be novels’
- Top conservative publisher ditches NYT's best-seller list
- Information literacy lost: Most CPS schools no longer have librarians
- German publishers are joining forces against the duopoly
- Amazon's Naggar tells publishers to slash e-book prices
- Brilliant, irreverent, indefinable: my poetry class with John Ashbery
- Searching for Review Blogs Just Got a Lot Easier
- Game writers to be honored with Nebula Award in first for professional science fiction and fantasy org
- $30 million library on Del. 9 to open next week
- Publishing starter salaries climb but gender pay gap still exists
- SMALL CHILD DRESSED UP LIKE IT IS SCARIEST THING EVER
- Suppressed story of Richard Burton's rival explorer surfaces
- De Gruyter Announces Plan to Digitize Entire Backlist of Books Back to 1749 (40,000 Books by 2020)
- Casey Affleck to star in Stoner adaptation
- Togo has shut down the internet to counter anti-government protests
- Post-Harvey, Texas Booksellers Face Different Realities and Challenges
- TWITTER SCHOOLS INFOWARS EDITOR ON ORWELL
- Tar Macias, the child of immigrants and publisher of Hola America News, has something to say about DACA repeal
- THE PITFALLS OF CONTINUING A SERIES AFTER ITS AUTHOR’S DEATH
- Should kindergarten include books about being transgender?
- Kate Millett, Pioneering Feminist Author, Has Died at 82
- Kobo Enters Audiobook Market, Offers $10 a Month Subscription
- Penney wins £10k Wilbur Smith adventure writing prize
- Association of European Research Libraries (LIBER) Publishes Five Principles for Negotiations with Publishers Re: Open Access
- Venezuelan writer Jesús Montoya wins the 1st Hispano-American Poetry Prize Francisco Ruiz Udiel
- China’s 2017 book sales continue upward curve
- Wanda Brown and Peter Hepburn are the Candidates for 2019-20 ALA Presidency
- Stalingrad Diaries: The Battlefield Transcripts Stalin Deemed Too True to Publish
- How varsity positions are killing research
- 'Plagiarists never do it once': meet the sleuth tracking down the poetry cheats
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