Friday, May 06, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Goodreads Debuts Kindle E-book Giveaways
Goodreads is offering its members a marketing and promotional tool that allows them to giveaway up to a 100 Kindle e-books. more »

Best Translated Book Awards Winners Announced
Yuri Herrera’s 'Signs Preceding the End of the World' won in fiction, and Angélica Freitas’s 'Rilke Shake' won for poetry. »

Ashbery on Art and Poetry: One of the central poets of the New York School talks art criticism, crushes, and “human being” type questions.

Shirley Jackson Award Nominees Announced: Ottessa Moshfegh is among those shortlisted for awards honoring works of suspense, horror, and "the dark fantastic."

He, She, and They: English has had no gender-neutral pronoun for centuries—but now, "they" is beginning to change that.

Nick Offerman, By the Book: The funnyman, manly man, woodworker, and author talks the books on his night stand and Wendell Berry's essays.

The Rise of the All-Male Book Club: On groups that break the book club stereotype, no matter the cost: “No books by women about women (our cardinal rule).”

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