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: Singapore’s library board has pulled a controversial book series, Canada is reviving a lost language through film, a Shakespeare performance has caused outrage, there’s a new U.S. Poet Laureate, the Man Booker Prize was announced, the first review of Milo Yiannopolous Dangerous is out, and there’s a new non fiction award for self published authors. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
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This week: Judy Blume has opened her own bookstore, Simon Cowell is writing a children’s book, big publishers are on the decline, the daughter of a Hong Kong bookseller wants the U.S. to help, realtors are waiting on Amazon, the National Book Festival poster was released, and the European Union is making all publicly funded scientific articles free. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, Literally This Week. This episode is sponsored by Interlude to Sentimental Me! the new poetry collection from Michael B. Judkins now available for preorder from aois21 publishing.Read More