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In this week’s industry roundup, Bella has become Beau, Jacob has become Julie, and Edward has become Edythe. But more importantly, we avoid discussing Stephanie Meyer to honor Svetlana Alexievich as the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature winner, and conclude with footnotes on teen poets, Harry Potter, and Grace Jones. Ready? Set? Read!
I drove my car straight to the front steps, parked right in the emergency zone, figuring no one would mind at 3:00 a.m.: I had no idea what I was doing or where I was. A feeling of utter helplessness radiated down my limbs, and I’m sure, settled quite telegraphically on my features. I parked
In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, it’s all about the indies. We begin by giving an update on James Patterson’s million-dollar donation to indie bookstores. Next, we investigate BEA’s and ABA’s new programming for indie authors and bookstores, respectively. Finally, we discuss a last-minute controversy concerning AWP attendees as Seattle
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