Tuesday, August 09, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Inside the New-Look PEN America
The 95-year-old organization dedicated to free expression has recently rebranded and expanded.
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Marcus Books Returns to San Francisco
After being evicted two years ago, the country’s oldest African-American bookstore will have a location in San Francisco once more.
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Bookstore News: August 8, 2016
Stores in Pennsylvania and Washington experience growth spurts; new owners prep for the reopening of a long-time Canadian bookstore; and more.
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Beinecke Library to Reopen September 6
Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library will reopen following a 16-month renovation.

Of Thee I Read: Books a visitor to the U.S. ought to read to understand the multiplicity of the American experience.

Japan Raids Amazon: Japanese police raided Amazon's Tokyo offices as part of an investigation into alleged sales of images of child sexual abuse.

Understanding the Reclusive Artist: After 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' readers didn’t demand more from Harper Lee. These days, it’s a different story.

Celebrating Harry's 20th Birthday: The British Library will commemorate the twentieth anniversary of 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone' with an exhibition.

A Poet's Paintings: Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s output as a painter will never match his reputation as a poet and publisher, in spite of his passion for the brush.


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