This week: should history textbooks “out” famous LGBT figures?, British publishers are facing a fight over European rights after Brexit, James Patterson has given 320 independent booksellers holiday bonuses, the poet Ovid can finally return to Rome, a long-lost Christmas carol has been found, the Washington City Paper has a new owner, and Singapore’s fourth graders read at the most advanced level. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.Read More
This week: one copyright lawsuit has beget another concerning a popular parody card series, 2017 has been a weird year for bestsellers, Amazon is clashing with Publishers, Dictionary.com names its word of the year, Waterstones has chosen its book of the year, Reddit is fighting for net neutrality, Barnes and Noble realizes they are a bookstore. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.Read More
This week: An Agatha Christie classic is coming to the BBC, Amazon is having eBook trouble in India, Five Academic Library Deans want Copyright Reform, Barnes & Noble has fired its new CEO, CliffNotes has joined the 21st century, there’s a good story about that viral video filmed at a Barnes & Noble, and a public library in Texas has come to the aid of a little girl in need. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, Literally This Week.
This episode is sponsored by HIVE: Battle at the Dog Star by James D. King, now available for preorder.
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This week: A reclassified book tops a bestseller list, Retailers are finding interesting ways to sell Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf, Chicago libraries are giving away 1 million books, the Guardian’s children’s books site is closing down, a father and son are visiting every library branch in Toronto, eBook sales continue to decline, and Father’s Day was celebrated by a number of literary sites. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, Literally This Week. This episode is sponsored by HIVE: First Contact, the sci fi novella by James D. King, now available from aois21 publishing.Read More
This week: is Amazon up to no good, the U.S. government is looking into it, libraries are under threat in the UK, two Tolkien poems have been found, privilege in publishing is in check, an author speaks out about their pulled book, and the world said goodbye to two literary giants. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, Literally This Week.Read More