This week: should history textbooks “out” famous LGBT figures?, British publishers are facing a fight over European rights after Brexit, James Patterson has given 320 independent booksellers holiday bonuses, the poet Ovid can finally return to Rome, a long-lost Christmas carol has been found, the Washington City Paper has a new owner, and Singapore’s fourth graders read at the most advanced level. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.Read More
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This week: U.S. libraries are dealing with hate speech, Bob Dylan is sorry he didn’t go to Sweden, the Golden Globe nominations are out, UK Libraries are cutting back, the winner of France’s highest literary honor has some harsh things to say about France’s leadership, the most expensive science book sets a new record at auction, and American Publishers have sent a letter to President-Elect Trump. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
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