Friday, September 23, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Carnegie Longlists Announced: The longlists for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in fiction and nonfiction include Dave Eggers and James McBride.

Publishing, Behind the Scenes: An appreciative look at ten people (besides the author) who bring a book into the world.

Syrian Authors Blast U.S., Russia: In a statement, the writers argue that the countries have co-opted the Syrian liberation struggle under the rubric of the “war against terror.”

Yes, Writing Is a Job: The attitude that writing is a hobby—often debated in books and articles—allows writers to be exploited.

The Taming of the Bard: This year’s Shakespearean trends have been welcome: 2016 was the summer of women and Shakespeare.

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