Tuesday, April 04, 2017

The Roundup with PW

  Wild Rumpus Named 2017 PW Bookstore of the Year; DeCourcey Rep
For the first time in the PW awards' nearly 25-year history, a children's bookstore has won the honor. Wild Rumpus, in the Twin Cities, is celebrating its first quarter century this year.
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Christian Book Award Finalists Announced
The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) nominated 59 authors for 2017 Christian Book Awards, the most prestigious annual recognition in evangelical Christian publishing.
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Richard Bolles Dies at 90: The author of 'What Color Is Your Parachute?,' the most popular job-hunter’s manual of the 1970s and beyond, died on Friday in San Ramon, Calif.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko Dies at 83: The acclaimed Russian poet, whose work denounced war atrocities, anti-Semitism, and tyrannical dictators, died on Saturday in Tulsa, Okla.

George Takei's Graphic Memoir: The 'Star Trek' star is boldly charting new territory with a debut graphic memoir about his experience in a WWII government internment camp.

Bob Dylan Gets His Prize: The singer-songwriter received his Nobel Prize in Literature at a small ceremony in Sweden.

Now Batting: 14 New Baseball Books: It’s time to play ball, so publishers have filled out a new lineup card of biographies, team histories, and other baseball scholarship.

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