Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Sir Terry Pratchett to Receive SFWA Award
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) announced that their newly renamed Kate Wilhelm Solstice Award is going to the late Sir Terry Pratchett. »

Is Copyright Law Broken?: The latest copyright news about Harper Lee's 'To Kill A Mockingbird' exposes problems with copyright law.

Moneyball for Publishers: Andrew Rhomberg, the founder of a London-based analytics company, wants to use data to reshape publishing.

Walt Whitman's Review of Himself: Following criticism of his 'Leaves of Grass' in 1855, the writer published anonymous endorsements of the book.

'Hotel du Lac' Author Dies: Anita Brookner, who won the 1984 Man Booker Prize, reportedly passed away at age 87 on Monday.

Amazon Wants Patent for Pay-By-Selfie: The retail giant filed a patent for an application that allows buyers to authenticate purchases with a photo of themselves.


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