Saturday, September 03, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Pew Report: Overall Book Readership Holding Steady, but E-Books Have Stalled
A new report from the Pew Research Center found that the number of Americans who've read a book in the last year, 73%, is largely unchanged from 2012. The report also found that e-books have hit a plateau.
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First Novel Prize Shortlist: The shortlist for the 2016 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize has been announced.

The Furry Faces of Bookselling: Bookstore pets inspire an extra smile from customers browsing the stacks for their next great read.

Your Personal Memoirist: A whole aging generation, and its stories, will soon be lost. Recording those stories is becoming a small-business enterprise.

Let Us Now Praise James Agee: Eighty years ago this summer, James Agee began writing his first great work.

The Nobel Prize in Lit Odds: October is around the corner, and the betting on who will win the Nobel in Literature has begun.

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