This week: Another award has been taken away from Sherman Alexie, Religious publishing is on the rise, the US Poet Laureate has been given a second term, Senator John McCain is attacking President Trump in a new book, the Ted Hughes Award was handed out, President Trump attacked Amazon by tweet, and UNESCO has launched a database to help expert women get on the news. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.Read More
This week: the comics industry is concerned for Stan Lee, Sherman Alexie has turned down an award in light of sexual allegations, Apple has bought the e-magazine service Texture, the comics and publishing industry reacts to the death of Stephen Hawking, the estate of Harper Lee has sued the Broadway adaptation of her book, an indie publisher is offering a free eBook because of the new CIA nominee, and Tunisia censors two online games. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.Read More
This week: Dolly Parton read to children at the Library of Congress, a 1990’s history book is causing trouble in the church, Heart Newspapers are getting creative with paywalls, Washington state brings back net neutrality, will Florida arm Librarians?, George R.R. Martin quits blogging, and a Russian deputy is accused by multiple journalists. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.Read More
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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