Thursday, October 13, 2016

The Roundup with PW

New York Comic Con Hits Record Attendance
Despite a rise in attendance at the event to a record-breaking 180,000, the show floor remained orderly. Show organizer ReedPoP relied on offsite events like BookCon to alleviate overcrowding at the Javits Center, and to turn the show into an almost city-wide pop culture festival.
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Nguyen Wins Dayton Peace Prize: The Vietnamese-American writer, whose 'The Sympathizer' also won the Pulitzer, is awarded for his "profound and startling" debut.

The Fantastic Ursula K. Le Guin: The literary mainstream once relegated her work to the margins. Then she transformed the mainstream.

Jonathan Safran Foer, Internet Meme: A conversation with the author about his new novel, 'Here I Am,' and becoming an internet joke.

Doubt and Shame in 'The Mothers': Brit Bennett on her debut novel, her childhood, the politics within the black church, the social power of church mothers, and female autonomy.

Booksellers Recommending Books: On the difficulty of recommending books as a contemporary bookseller, and whether to buy into consumer-driven algorithms.


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