Saturday, August 06, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Writers Organizations Condemn Turkish Attacks on Free Speech
The Authors Guild and PEN America have condemned the actions of the Turkish government after the detaining of 61 journalists and the shuttering of 131 media organizations—including 29 publishing houses—in the wake of the attempted coup on July 15.
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Elliot Tiber Dies at 81: The artist, gay rights activist, and writer chronicled his role in Woodstock in ‘Taking Woodstock.’

A Clinton in Time: Sales of 'A Wrinkle In Time' skyrocketed on Amazon after Chelsea Clinton mentioned it during her DNC speech.

Shipping Amazon's Cargo: Amazon is unveiling one of 40 branded jetliners that will make up its air transportation network as it takes more control of its deliveries.

Langston and Zora See America: Tailing Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes in their 1927 road trip across the American South.

How to Chronicle an Oral History: Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain, the original chroniclers of the oral history of punk, lay out how they did it.

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