This week: there’s still a chance to save a Modesto comics store, a Cambodian magazine continues to elude censors, #MeToo at the Paris Review, the Library of Congress announces the 2017 film registry additions, a third-grade class have saved a bookstore, Forbes magazine shifts strategy, and literary fiction in crisis. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.Read More
Here is the top literary news of the week:
- Bob Dylan Will (Finally) Collect his Nobel Prize for Literature
- Ahmed Naji on his wait to hear if Egyptian court will clear him to write again
- History: Four New Digital Collections Available Online From the Library of Congress
- WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO SET YOUR NOVEL AT HARVARD?
- Did Vladimir Nabokov Write the Great Refugee Novel?
- Norway Gets a New Doomsday Vault That Stores Data
- Louise Dean launches 90-day writers' community
- Revealed: Self-styled 'grammar vigilante' corrects badly punctuated shop signs in dead of night
- Novels By Former Builder, Magistrate, And Bbc Journalist Longlisted For 10th Anniversary Desmond Elliott Prize
- The Illustrated Prague Haggadah That Survived 500 Years, Scanned, Digitized, and Now Online From National Library of Israel
- WHY LITERATURE AND POP CULTURE STILL CAN’T GET THE MIDWEST RIGHT
- The literary tomboy is dead – or is she?
- George Takei Is Writing a Graphic Novel About His Family’s Experience in a Japanese Internment Camp
- Bernie Sanders joins 30th Hay Festival line-up
- INDIA’S NATIONALIST ASSAULT ON INTELLECTUALS AND STUDENTS
- Academic Libraries: ITHAKA S+R Releases “US Library Survey 2016″ Report
- How James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time still lights the way towards equality
- I’m a writer, but my autistic child can barely speak
- Webby Awards 2017 nominees include Stranger Things, Jimmy Fallon, Game of Thrones
- Axel Alonso and David Gabriel Say Marvel “Changed Too Many Characters,” Publisher “Is Not About Politics”
- Angry Scheffler slams Brexit’s effect on arts
- Acquisitions: The Joffrey Ballet’s Archive Donated to the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
- 50 FICTIONAL DAYS IMMORTALIZED IN LITERATURE
- 20 FANTASTIC EDIBLE BOOKS FROM THE WORLD’S BIGGEST EDIBLE BOOK FESTIVAL
- Amazon Books to descend on New York like a swarm of locusts
- How New York magazine is growing commerce revenue
- Kobo acquires e-book and print bundling service Shelfie
- HighWire and Hypothesis partner to bring annotation to publishers
- Do two unpublished books make you a failed author? No, you're a quitter
- THE LONGEST WINTER: OR WHY IT TOOK ME 15 YEARS TO FINISH MY NOVEL
- Hemingway in Love
- Scientists Create a Wheel of Old Book Smells
- Don’t say divorce, say special relationship: the thorny language of Brexit
- Ebooks usage 2016: a glance at the figures
- 29 Academic Publishers, Wikimedia Foundation, DataCite, and MANY Others Launch “Initiative for Open Citations”
- THE WEEK IN LITERARY FILM AND TV NEWS
- The Language of Poets: 10 Notable Forms
- America’s unhealthy obsession with productivity is driving its biggest new reading trend
- Japanese handbook on maternal and child health made into app for Palestinian refugees in Jordan
- How a New Law Is Making It Difficult for Russia’s Aggregators to Tell What's New(s)
- “Handle history with care – it might come back to bite you”: Stephen Coan on Tribing and Untribing the Archive
- Joan Nathan’s New Book Ties Biblical Cooking to the World of Today
- Punctuation that failed to make the mark
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