This week: a fantasy author has caused a backlash on social media, Michelle Obama has announced her memoir release, are online subscriptions due to fall?, Harper Lee’s will is unsealed, Librarians are fighting the opioid crisis, China has banned Winnie the Pooh, and some literary treasures have been discover in Australia. 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: the works of Marquez are being translated in Arabic, a century old lit mag is reborn, Al Jazeera is accused of supporting terrorism, Bob Dylan gave his Nobel lecture, celebrities are becoming storytellers-in-chief, you can read for free on the New York City Subway, and Russia has convicted the Ukrainian Librarian for extremism. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
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