Sunday, June 26, 2016

The Roundup with PW

B&N Stakes Its Future on Bricks and Mortar Biz
In a presentation to investors Thursday morning, company execs unveiled more details about the expanded cafes that will be the centerpiece of its new concept stores; plans to grow both physical and online sales; and a strategy to continue to shrink Nook losses.
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U.K. Book Industry Prepares for Brexit: After the "Leave" camp's victory in the E.U. referendum, industry figures have vowed to take a positive approach to the challenges ahead.

Cynthia Ozick’s Long Crusade: Considered one of the greatest fiction writers and critics alive today, at 88, she shows no signs of slowing down.

James Baldwin House Association: A nonprofit to protect, acquire, and renovate Baldwin’s home in Provence and create a residency for artists and writers has launched.

64 Hours of Sherlock Holmes: A Spotify playlist of Sherlock Holmes stories, with performances by Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson, and more.

'Little House' and Hiding Your Feelings: Laura Ingalls Wilder’s popular book series 'Little House on the Prairie' championed emotional restraint, for better and worse.

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