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As we recover from our sweet potato induced food coma, we still found time to put together a few tidbits to satisfy the appetites of all who are still hungry for news of the literary community, including responses to state of the world, travel to space, and a new digital plateau. Ready? Set. Read!
Welcome back for another look into book industry news. The big issue this week is authors’ rights, especially as they play a part in the upcoming publication of Harper Lee’s second book (and first novel), Go Set a Watchman. Since we didn’t have any footnotes last week, we are going overboard with them this, on
We’re keeping an eye on the kids in this week’s “Dog-eared and dispatched,” both what they want to read and how those books are made. We also have gathered together a few of the “best of” lists that are doing the rounds. After that, this column will be taking a break until the new year:
Heartening news this week, as it turns out that young people do read after all. There are also plenty of literary events to be interested in, and big questions are being raised, too, about how publishing plays into politics (or vice versa). Plenty of footnotes on a variety of topics (Apple, Oyster, Harry Potter) for
With all the real news that has been happening this week, it’s not surprise that things have been relatively quiet on the literary front. One gets a bit fatigued knowing that a certain company has gotten itself into a public-relations hole and can’t stop digging. So we’ve got some of the book news that’s been
Greetings, Literary Citizens! In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, we continue to investigate the escalating showdown between Amazon and Hachette as publishers, booksellers, and community members alike begin to take sides. Next, we examine Vanity Fair‘s profile piece on judge Denise Cote in relation to Apple’s ongoing (i.e., never-ending) antitrust case.