This week: Amazon may have been too specific about their bestseller ratings, bargain books are on the rise, maybe classics shouldn’t be taught to young readers, Amazon Books is coming to DC and Austin, Playboy Publisher Hugh Hefner has died, the 5 under 35 has been announced, and Hemingway’s first short story has been found. 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 new children’s book is based on a real life situation, the Man Booker Prize shortlist is out, MIT can read closed books, the new Librarian of Congress has joined Twitter, Amazon is taking over campus book stores. playwright Edward Albee has passed away, and Enid Blyton’s work is returning for its 75th anniversary. 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 8.
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