Wednesday, April 06, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Bologna 2016: A Busy First Day as the Fair Opens
As the 53rd Bologna Children’s Book Fair opened on Monday, attendees reported brisk traffic and full slates of meetings, and with the show’s close proximity to the London Book Fair seeming to have little impact on business. more »

Bologna 2016: Meg Rosoff Wins Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award
Meg Rosoff is the winner of the 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world's largest children's book prize. more » »

Bologna 2016: Berner and Wenxuan Win 2016 Andersen Awards
German author-illustrator Rotraut Susanne Berner and Chinese author Cao Wenxuan are the winners of the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration and writing. more » »

Ian McKellan Sends Back Memoir Money: The 'Lord of the Rings' and 'X-Men' star returns a $1.4M advance for a "painful" autobiography.

'Hamilton' Creator Names Favorite Reads: Lin-Manuel Miranda talks about his inspirations and literary favorites in today's 'NYT' By the Book.

Milton Crafted from Stilton: Portraitist Christian Kjelstrup's latest culinary portrait features seventeenth century poet John Milton, made out of Stilton cheese.

Amazon CEO Previews New Kindle: Jeff Bezos tweeted that an "all-new, top of the line" Kindle is coming, and he'll be sharing more details next week.

Dummies Turns 25: The popular black and yellow self-help series celebrates 25 years of making people smarter.


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