Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Roundup with PW

International Hot Book Properties
An Italian memoir, which began as a series of Facebook posts gone viral, draws bidders in Germany and Spain. A debut Danish crime thriller also garners attention from publishers in multiple countries. more » »

al-Madhoun Wins International Prize: Author Rabai al-Madhoun wins the "Arabic Booker" for 'Destinies,' a novel exploring Palestinian life in exile.

FBI Columnist Harper Lee: The late author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' wrote a news story in the 1960s for a magazine aimed at the FBI that has just been unearthed.

Keeping Books That "Spark Joy": What happens when a bookworm attempts to apply Marie Kondo's tidying up approach to her book collection?

ABA Won't Publish Book by Chinese Lawyer: The American Bar Association is defending its decision to refuse publication to a Chinese human rights lawyer.

Plath Reads "Spinster" for BBC: Poet Sylvia Plath read the poem "Spinster," among others, during BBC recording sessions in the 1960s.


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