Thursday, December 08, 2016

The Roundup with PW

'Cursed Child' Top Selling Book at Amazon in 2016
'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts 1 and 2' was Amazon's best-selling book of 2016 and was also the year's "most wished for" and "most gifted" book at the e-tailer.
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Emma Straub to Open a Bookstore in Brooklyn
After learning that her neighborhood bookstore in Brooklyn, BookCourt, will close December 31, bestselling author Emma Straub announced she and her husband plan to open Books Are Magic next spring in the same area.
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NPR’s Book Concierge: A guide to 2016's great reads, which uses filters to allow easy exploration of more than 300 titles recommended by critics.

7 Writers on Their Favorite Bookstores: Geraldine Brooks, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Pamela Paul and others in the literary world reveal their favorite places to buy books.

Sticker Books for Grown-Ups: How Workman is making Beyoncé, Madonna, and the Mona Lisa into paint-by-number sticker books.

Fifty Years of Disquietude: On 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' and Gabriel García Márquez’s tour as an accidental propagandist.

What Set the Romance Novel Free: A history of the bodice-ripper and the "sweet, savage" sexual revolution that led to the modern romance novel.

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