Thursday, April 14, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Harlequin Unveils United Strategy for English Markets
Harlequin UK and Harlequin North America are joining forces to jointly acquire and promote fiction for their respective trade imprints across world English markets. more »

Amazon Unveils New Premium Kindle
The Kindle Oasis is the eighth edition of Amazon's Kindle e-reading devices and is designed to be lighter, thinner and offers a new dual battery system. It will sell for $290. more »

International Excellence Award Winners Announced
French publisher Actes Sud and Melbourne bookstore Readings are among the winners at the London Book Fair. »

IBPA Announces Benjamin Franklin Book Award Winners
Gold medalists were announced in 54 categories at a gala awards ceremony in Salt Lake City, Utah on April 8. »

Authors Protest Anti-LGBTQ Laws: Nearly one hundred Mississippi writers, including Donna Tartt and John Grisham, signed a letter calling for the repeal of House Bill 1523.

Clive James Binges 'Game of Thrones': The writer dissects his reading and watching habits—and our own—through the lens of TV's most popular literary adaptation.

How Old Is the Bible, Really?: A study of letters on clay pottery has ignited a debate over the Good Book's actual age.

The Subjects Fiction Misses: Authors Ayana Mathis and Siddhartha Deb discuss subjects contemporary fiction seems to avoid.

Rachel Dolezal Gets a Book Deal: The former N.A.A.C.P. chapter president returns to the spotlight after a controversial 2015.

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