Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Fear Spreads in Hong Kong: The mysterious disappearance of five booksellers in Hong Kong has sparked a "profound fear" of Beijing's reach, according to the 'New York Times.'

Karin Slaughter Defends Libraries: The bestselling crime writer is campaigning to save libraries from funding cuts in both the U.S. and the U.K.

Koch Brothers' Secrets Revealed: Preview Jane Mayer's new book 'Dark Money' which details the deeds of political activists the Koch brothers.

Students Prefer Physical Books: A survey of more than 300 college students indicated that 92% prefer to do "serious reading" on physical books rather than on e-readers.

A Graphic Novel Set in Iraq: Drawing on his life as a Marine, Maximilian Uriarte's graphic novel 'The White Donkey' depicts the war in Iraq.

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