Here is the top literary news of the week:
California passes nation’s toughest net neutrality law, bill heads to governor
Controversial 1960s Comic The Lonely War of Capt. Willy Schultz Finished and on Kickstarter
RIP TO TWO MARVEL COMICS LEGENDS, CREATORS OF SPIDER-WOMAN AND GHOST RIDER
Double gongs for S&S and PRH at Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards
ON THE KIDNAPPED AFRICAN BOY WHO BECAME A GERMAN PHILOSOPHER
The Village Voice, a New York Icon, Closes
Friedman Honors Sardarabad Bookstore as Small Business of the Year
Rodney Burbeck dies
The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same: Educational and Disciplinary Backgrounds of American Librarians, 1950-2015
The books Tayari Jones and Ann Patchett say remind them of fall
15 Cities Across U.S. to Hold Banned Together Censorship Concerts During Banned Books Week
HarperCollins to give Scottish schools over £1m worth of free books
First edition of ‘Pride and Prejudice’ is going up for auction
For some small sellers, Amazon loses its luster
Relocated archive opens history of Chicago and its parks to residents
New Yorker Festival Pulls Steve Bannon as Headliner Following High-Profile Dropouts
Why Is The Federal Government Threatening An Indie Book Publisher With $100,000 In Fines?
Author launches new writing prize for 'thinking women'
UNC library board says Silent Sam doesn’t belong in Wilson or any of its libraries
EVERY BOOK TOUR SHOULD INCLUDE A PUBLIC SCHOOL
J.D. Salinger’s Books Are Being Reissued For a Big Centennial Celebration
Bob Woodward: Trump's aides stole his papers 'to protect the country'
Booklaunch magazine to offer paid-for book extracts
Princeton University Library builds collection of newspapers published for African American audiences
Henry Cavill to Star in The Witcher Fantasy Novel Adaptation at Netflix
WALTER MOSLEY: ENOUGH WITH THE VICTORS WRITING HISTORY
Waterstones buys Foyles 'in face of Amazon's siren call'
Twitter permanently bans Alex Jones, Infowars, citing abuse
Some Books Can Kill
Elizabeth Siddall: pre-Raphaelites' muse finally gets her own voice, 150 years after death
JMP reveals indies-only edition of Hawking's final book
HOW TO OPEN A BOOKSTORE IN RURAL SCOTLAND
Digital record made of ancient northwest Indigenous art lost in museum fire
The top publisher on Facebook last month was LADBible.com
Brookmyre and Cumming up for 2018 McIllvanney Prize
Shock in Migori County as unknown people buy all newspapers
Students illustrate injustice and human rights abuses in the Philippines through the arts
Authors Guild Submits Brief to the Supreme Court
This week: California passes net neutrality, the Village Voice goes quiet, theatre performers are supporting banned book week, the New Yorker Festival caused trouble with their guest list, J.D. Salinger’s books are being reprinted, Waterstones has bought competitor Foyles, and digitization is all that left of items lost in the Brazil’s National Museum fire. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
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