Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Roundup with PW

J.K. Rowling To Receive PEN Award
The creator of the Harry Potter series will receive the 2016 PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award at PEN America¹s annual Literary Gala on May 16. »

Hong Kong Bookseller Reunites with Wife: Lee Bo, one of five missing booksellers from Hong Kong, has reportedly reunited with his wife in mainland China, according to CNN.

Why Speed Reading Doesn't Work: A scientific study on speed reading revealed that there is a trade-off between speed and comprehension.

'Revenant' Bumps Small Press Sales: The small university press that owns the rights to 'The Revenant' novel is seeing a spike in sales thanks to the success of its new film adaptation.

'Making A Murderer' Book Coming: Ken Kratz, the prosecutor on the Netflix docuseries, says he’s writing a book with more information about the victim, Teresa Halbach.

2016's Most Political Picture Book: Lauren Redniss’s 'Thunder and Lightning' is a warning about climate change despite its colorful cover.

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