This week: Neil Gaiman has been challenged to read a menu, a novel from 1985 is topping bestseller lists, is this the year of the blockbuster novel?, the Baltimore Book Festival dropped a controversial author, the National Willa Cather Center has opened, Europe is dropping taxes on eBooks, and the German Government has passed an Open Data act. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.Read More
This week: the 44 year battle to resurrect the Globe Theatre, James Bond is getting a back story in comics, Wikipedia is taking on fake news, San Diego libraries are cutting back, Copyright Reform has passed the House, If you read a lot you may be the best lover, and Indies are on the rise for Independent Bookstore Day. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.Read More
This week: Prince Charles writes a book on climate changes, President Obama cannot live without books, the National Book Critics Circle announce finalists, is the Alt-Right taking over publishing?, PEN America announces nominees, a library book was extremely overdue in San Francisco, and eBook publishers have reached a new agreement in Canada. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
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This week: the UK’s National Libraries Day was a success, Harper Lee is going to Broadway, Neil Gaiman is coming to Sky Television, is France really reading eBooks?, Bookstore sales are up, and there’s a new Harry Potter book coming this summer. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, Literally This Week.Read More