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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!
Book lovers across the country are professing their undying adoration of reading and writing in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Electric Literature offers some irreverent love notes from your writing. The Guardian has compiled a list of the ten best books for the lovelorn. New York Public Library created a map that highlights the locations that
Happy New Year from Late Night Library! We hope that your holiday was filled with good food, great friends and family, and exceptional books. This week, we bring you a roundup of news stories in the style of #2015bestnine and just a few prospectuses and resolutions for 2016. Ready? Set? Read!
How should we identify the health of the publishing industry? How likely is it that we’ll see a full-size Minas Tirith built by 2023? These questions and more are explored this week, and we’ll also tell you how you can display your ebooks in your physical home. Ready? Set? Read!
Ebooks becoming radio plays finds modest financing success, while audiobook sales experienced a 13.5 percent uptick in 2014 over 2013. HarperCollins has created an Agent Portal for agents linked to their authors, allowing the unprecedented sharing of HarperCollins’ U.S. sales data—for agents only, of course. Rounding out the week, a bookstore-hostel opens soon in Tokyo,
With the hubbub about Go Set a Watchman reaching a crescendo this week, important events like the sale of Books-A-Million and the unanimous callout of Amazon were almost drowned out. We also have footnotes for the women you most want to get lunch with: Cheryl Strayed, Lena Dunham, Ida B. Wells. Ready? Set? Read! Illustration