This week: the EU Copyright law is back in the news, Google wants to kill URLs, several publishers are staffing up this year, a Florence bookstore is looking for a new owner, Time’s new owner is shifting staff, the EU preliminarily passed its copyright reform, and French bookstores are up in arms over a prize winner. All this, plus the New York Times and Publisher’s Weekly bestseller lists and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.Read More
This week: DC Comics goes after possible copyright infringement, Indies are bouncing back in the UK, the Library of Congress has stopped saving your tweets, Vice Media faces sexual harassment claims, Facebook is no longer flagging Fake News, Silicon Valley can’t save books, and Sue Grafton has died with one book unwritten. 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 Canadian author faced trouble from U.S. Customs, Australia is studying the effect of Google and Facebook on the media, The Street is laying off staff again, the Goodreads Choice Award winners were announced, the LA Weekly as new owners, libraries in Egypt are under threat, and a lawsuit is attempting to stop a mashup between Star Trek and Dr. Seuss. 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 Iranian author has been denied a UK visa, the next Games of Thrones book may be out in 2018, Publishers have stepped up to help a UK school, Google has an intellectual property problem, the Village Voice staff is fighting for its rights, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos was briefly the richest person in the world, and an actress is launching a new digital media company. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.Read More
This week: a royalty suit has been settled about the Fifty Shades series, Google Books will now recommend reading, the former British PM is shopping his memoir, the 2016 MacArthur Fellowship Genius Grants have been named, a group of authors are defending UK libraries, the National Book Festival was held in Washington, DC, and a Greek literary institution is closing its doors. 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, now available for preorder, as well as the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, coming to the National Mall on October 8th.
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This week: the UK’s National Libraries Day was a success, Harper Lee is going to Broadway, Neil Gaiman is coming to Sky Television, is France really reading eBooks?, Bookstore sales are up, and there’s a new Harry Potter book coming this summer. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, Literally This Week.Read More
This week, the Golden Globes have been announced, as well as the Costa Book Awards, and the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Non-Fiction. International Book Giving Day has a poster, War and Peace is soon coming to your TV screen, and Philip Pullman adds to the trouble for big publishers. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, Literally This Week.Read More
The first full episode of Literally This Week checks out news from across the literary world.Read More