Thursday, August 04, 2016

The Roundup with PW

'Cursed Child' Sales Top Two Million
Scholastic estimated Wednesday morning that 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two' sold more than two million copies in North American in its first two days of sales.
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Bookstore News: August 3, 2016
A New York campus preps for a downtown bookstore; a collegiate-themed restaurant and bookstore in Pennsylvania merge; and more.
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A Cookbook Ghostwriter Makes Her Solo Debut
Julia Turshen has worked with Mario Batali, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Dana Cowin, but is now stepping into the limelight with her debut, 'Small Victories,' due out from Chronicle Books on September 6.
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How to Judge a Book: On publishers' dilemma: do you judge a book by its data, or do you trust its editor's gut instincts?

Philip Roth Versus the Movies: The ongoing difficulties of putting Philip Roth’s books onscreen stem in part from the author's dedication to trumping the form with his work.

Not the Booker Prize: A longlist for those who felt this year’s Man Booker selection was not broad enough is in need of public opinion.

Rejected by Publishers, Now an Agent: The story of Kanishka Gupta, founder of Writer’s Side, and his struggle to publish before he became a literary agent.

The Fire Next Time is Here: Jesmyn Ward on a new generation of black writers following in the footsteps of James Baldwin.


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