Friday, October 07, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Finalists for 2016 National Book Awards Announced
Among the nominees for this year's awards, which will be given out on November 16, are Colson Whitehead, Viet Thanh Nguyen and Peter Gizzi.
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Hits 180 Million Books Worldwide
Amulet Books, which publishes Jeff Kinney's bestselling series, has also announced tour dates for 'Double Down,' the eleventh book in the series.

Rare Book Dealer Murdered: A book dealer in England was recently stabbed to death, allegedly over the man’s rare first-edition copy of 'The Wind In The Willows.'

The Internet, Unlikely Bookstore Ally: In a twist of fate, it is the Internet—the very thing that was supposed to wipe out small bookstores—that is helping to drive sales.

SJP and TNC Get Literary: Having conquered their respective fields, Sarah Jessica Parker and Ta-Nehisi Coates are heading into the literary unknown.

How Libraries Save Lives: One woman’s story of how a bookmobile transported her away from a deadly life and toward her human potential.

Sylvia Plath's Radio Play: A recording of the poet's barely-known play for the airwaves, 'Three Women,' from 1961.


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