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This week we mourn two literary greats, both of whom passed on Friday, February 19: Harper Lee, age 89, and Umberto Eco, age 84. In slightly uplifting news, book clubs are purported to help retired senior citizens live longer by providing them regular social activity—ready? Set? Read!
In this week’s rundown, we continue the imperative discussion of race in book publishing with Mira Jacob’s keynote address at Publishers Weekly 2015 Star Watch. The Pew Research Center presents new findings about library use in America while our footnotes round out the news with an interactive and digital AP Stylebook, a $50 Amazon tablet,
Welcome this week’s rundown literary news. We’re sad to note the passing of Nobel laureate Tomas Tranströmer this week, and have collected a few links to his poetry. We also take a look at the ereading habits of young adults, and a diverse assortment of footnotes about everything from shopping bags to Russian publishers. Are
It’s nearly Christmas, literary citizens! And since we know all of you are busy visiting your local bookstores in search of the perfect gifts and stocking stuffers, we’ll try to keep today’s news update short and sweet. This week in the wild world of book culture, McSweeney’s founder Dave Eggers expresses concern over an increase
It’s been a week of surprising revelations in the wild world of book culture, ladies and gentlemen. The Man Booker committee kicked us off by announcing 28-year-old Eleanor Catton as this year’s grand prize winner. Then, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote earned the continued ire of Apple proponents with her appointment of former U.S. prosecutor Michael