February 10, 2018

February 10, 2018

This week: a parent and lawmaker speak out against a book on police brutality, book sales are up in Puerto Rico, Prince William has launched a poetry competition, Newsweek magazine is in chaos, the LA Times was sold, the National Science Foundation will not tolerate sexual harassment, and Brazil’s largest newspaper has quit Facebook. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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January 27, 2018

January 27, 2018

This week: Oakland’s Public Library was without power, Chinese Police have arrested a Hong Kong publisher again, a DC book club is the most popular club at school, Ursula K. LeGuin has died, The Pope has a problem with fake news, Apple is building up their eBooks again, and the Polish Parliament is banning and reference to their people taking part in the Holocaust. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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January 20, 2018

January 20, 2018

This week: there’s a new religious version of Wikileaks, Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury is flying off the shelves, South Korean universities have reached a deal with a science journal publisher, garbage collectors have started a library of discarded books, President Trump announced the Fake News Awards, Prisons face backlash over book censorship, and schools are teaching kids to spot fake news. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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January 13, 2018

January 13, 2018

This week: the story of Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury continues, the Golden Globes were handed out, a publisher replies to President Trump, Wikileaks may not have violated copyright law, a San Francisco bookstore is staying open, Anne Rice’s books are coming to TV with big name help, and Yemeni blogger has been missing for 150 days. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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January 6, 2018

January 6, 2018

This week: Someone has robbed Stan Lee of $300,000, Former President Obama shares his favorite reads of 2017, will Facebook kick news off the newsfeed?, Helen Dunmore has won a Costa prize posthumously, the Strand owner Fred Bass has died, President Trump tired to block a book release, and Barnes and Noble and others miss out on the a major book sale. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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December 30, 2017

December 30, 2017

This week: DC Comics goes after possible copyright infringement, Indies are bouncing back in the UK, the Library of Congress has stopped saving your tweets, Vice Media faces sexual harassment claims, Facebook is no longer flagging Fake News, Silicon Valley can’t save books, and Sue Grafton has died with one book unwritten. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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December 23, 2017

December 23, 2017

This week: should history textbooks “out” famous LGBT figures?, British publishers are facing a fight over European rights after Brexit, James Patterson has given 320 independent booksellers holiday bonuses, the poet Ovid can finally return to Rome, a long-lost Christmas carol has been found, the Washington City Paper has a new owner, and Singapore’s fourth graders read at the most advanced level. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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December 16, 2017

December 16, 2017

This week: there’s still a chance to save a Modesto comics store, a Cambodian magazine continues to elude censors, #MeToo at the Paris Review, the Library of Congress announces the 2017 film registry additions, a third-grade class have saved a bookstore, Forbes magazine shifts strategy, and literary fiction in crisis. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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December 9, 2017

December 9, 2017

This week: a Canadian author faced trouble from U.S. Customs, Australia is studying the effect of Google and Facebook on the media, The Street is laying off staff again, the Goodreads Choice Award winners were announced, the LA Weekly as new owners, libraries in Egypt are under threat, and a lawsuit is attempting to stop a mashup between Star Trek and Dr. Seuss. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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December 2, 2017

December 2, 2017

This week: one copyright lawsuit has beget another concerning a popular parody card series, 2017 has been a weird year for bestsellers, Amazon is clashing with Publishers, Dictionary.com names its word of the year, Waterstones has chosen its book of the year, Reddit is fighting for net neutrality, Barnes and Noble realizes they are a bookstore. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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November 25, 2017

November 25, 2017

This week: Africa’s top fact checker has been awarded, Booksellers prepare to #ShopSmall, Mashable as a cautionary tale, media struggle to contend with Facebook and Google, do you read science fiction differently?, the Odyssey has been translated by a woman for the first time, and a veteran journalist Charlie Rose has lost two honors over sexual allegations. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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November 18, 2017

November 18, 2017

This week: the Comics history reacts to sexual harassment allegations, Amazon’s Kindle turns 10, Publishers and advertisers are still awaiting guidance on new data protection regulations, a British writer and explorer went missing, the National Book Awards were handed out, China’s answer to the Lord of the Rings is being translated to English, and Russia is attacking Buzzfeed. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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November 11, 2017

November 11, 2017

This week: Seattle has been designated a City of Literature, a new report is predicting the state of Libraries in 2025, are advertisers justified in avoiding hard news?, Twitter has doubled its character count, Tom Stoppard received a lifetime achievement award, Amazon announced its best books, and the top Congressman on copyright issues announces his retirement. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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November 4, 2017

November 4, 2017

This week: an Internet protocol is fighting censorship, Christian booksellers are filling gaps in their communities, the news subscription is doing better than expected, time for the Goodreads Choice Awards, “Fake News” is the word(s) of the year, Teen Vogue has gone online, and an American has been arrested for a tweet. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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October 28, 2017

October 28, 2017

This week: Sony has a trademark problem, How did Pablo Neruda die?, a magazine publisher is making movies now, you eReader is helping medical science, a Biloxi school relents on a controversial book, Bill O’Reilly is without a literary agent, and the New York Times is fighting censorship overseas. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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October 21, 2017

October 21, 2017

This week: Amazon HQ2 bidding has gotten wild, Weinstein Books is no more, an Anne Frank Halloween costume has drawn complaints, Lincoln in the Bardo is the Man Booker Prize winner, NYC Libraries are forgiving fines, Far-right groups caused trouble at the Frankfurt Book fair, and a gay journalist has been denied asylum in Russia. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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October 14, 2017

October 14, 2017

This week: a Canadian museum has launched a new digital collection, a news show host may cancel her book deal over the Harvey Weinstein allegations, a social media evangelist has been named school librarian of the year in the UK, Internet Archives have found a loophole in copyright law, Origin by Dan Brown has had a strong debut, publishers are building up experiential marketing plans, and a Russian blogger is in trouble for sharing an excerpt from a 30-year old novel. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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October 7, 2017

October 7, 2017

This week: a manuscript of the Book of Mormon has sold for $35 million, what is the Nobel committee looking for, Romance reading is on the rise and Romance readers aren’t happy with the New York Times, Kazuo Ishiguro is your 2017 Nobel Laureate, the copyright fight continues among scientific publications, and U.S. media organizations may be banned in Russia. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

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September 30, 2017

September 30, 2017

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.

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