This week: an editorial cartoon has hit a nerve, comics shops are hoping for a rebound in 2018, Barnes and Noble cuts staff abruptly, the New York Times reverses course on a new hire, the Caldecott and Newberry awards were handed out, a lock of George Washington’s hair has been found in an uncatalogued book, and a popular author has been cut by his publisher. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.Read More
This week: a British Author has been honored by the Queen, the New York Times discusses moderating comments sections, Two Americans have won the Carnegie and Greenaway prizes, publishers are coming to the defense of Greenpeace, Police in Benghazi are burning books, Emma Watson is hiding books around Paris, and a book full of blank pages is a bestseller on Amazon, again. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.Read More
Keith has a sore throat this week, so please enjoy the news list at your leisure.Read More
This week: A Maryland Country is losing their longtime Librarian, Are Parents learning poetry?, The rise of blank books, News publishers are using Apple News more, A Self Published author has offered a prize for readers, Bill O’Reilly’s publisher is standing pat, and Twitter has struck a deal to stay on in Russia. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
This episode is sponsored by Will This Be on the Final? by Bianca Palmisano. The second poetry collection by Palmisano is now available as an eBook and will be available in print soon from Lulu.com. Visit aois21.com for more information.
It is also sponsored by “Dating” as told by the Modern Whore by Aylin Vega. This sexual memoir skirts the edges of risqué as Vega shares her own sexual adventures. Find “Dating” across the web as an eBook or in paperback from Lulu.com.
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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