This week: a new comic book store has opened, Mary Shelley’s original notebooks are being released, a new study found an interesting change in women’s portrayals in novels, a prisoner may have to pay the state for his incarceration after getting a book deal, the PEN/America awards were handed out, a new eBook and Audiobook service has been launched, and the internet laughs at a country’s attempt to limit internet use.. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.Read More
This week: Someone has robbed Stan Lee of $300,000, Former President Obama shares his favorite reads of 2017, will Facebook kick news off the newsfeed?, Helen Dunmore has won a Costa prize posthumously, the Strand owner Fred Bass has died, President Trump tired to block a book release, and Barnes and Noble and others miss out on the a major book sale. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, 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: President Obama has nominated a new Librarian of Congress, Indie Bookshops are thriving, Umberto Eco’s new book is coming early, George RR Martin has got a surprise for his readers, and the Academy Awards were handed out. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, Literally This Week.Read More