Friday, July 01, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Harper Acquires Business Book from Microsoft CEO
Harper Business has acquired world English rights to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s first book, 'Hit Refresh,' which is slated to hit shelves in fall 2017.
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Alvin Toffler Dies at 87: The author wrote “Future Shock,” the first in a trilogy of best-selling books that forecast how society would contend with accelerating change in the late 20th century.

Queen of the Slushpile: A former reader of unsolicited literary journal submissions addresses the authors she rejected.

Indigo's Reisman Reimagines Bookselling: Heather Reisman's strategy to create a retailer for the digital age has had its doubters, but the move is starting to pay off.

What Is the Caine Prize?: Is the Caine Prize for African Writing meant for work by emergent writers, or for the best African writing?

'The Negro Motorist Green Book': A story of one family's cross-country road trip and Victor H. Greene's 1936 book, which they used to guide them.

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