Tuesday, February 07, 2017

The Roundup with PW

Authors Guild Calls for 'Vigilance In These Not Normal Times'
In a statement on the group's website, the Authors Guild has called the current political climate a time "when writers have a particularly important role to play" in the preservation of democracy.
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More Protests Against 'NYT' Bestseller Cuts
Author groups representing 20,000 writers have issued a joint statement chastising the 'New York Times' for eliminating several of its bestseller lists, particularly the mass market paperback list and certain e-book lists.
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Master of Quirk: At Quirk Books in Philadelphia, Jason Rekulak has produced—and helped write—a string of bizarre bestsellers. Now he's written a novel under his own name.

Jhalak Prize Shortlist Announced: David Olusoga and Gary Younge head the inaugural shortlist for a new award honoring minority writers in the U.K.

Haruki Murakami’s Metaphysics of Food: How meals and cooking are the Japanese novelist's most deeply intimate subjects.

1950s Batman Comic Stresses Equality: "Don’t believe those crackpot lies about people who worship differently, or whose skin is of a different color," says the Caped Crusader.

Auster: Free Speech Is 'Black and White': Paul Auster on his first novel in seven years, the future of good books, and how free speech is a "black and white" issue.


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