Wednesday, May 03, 2017

The Roundup with PW

Amazon Japan Will Bypass Nippon: The e-tailer will partially suspend a deal with the major book distributor next month, challenging longtime industry distribution practices.

Barbershop Books Wins NBF Award: The National Book Foundation has named the community-based literacy foundation the winner of the 2017 Innovations In Reading Prize.

Bernie's Book for a Teen Revolution: The Vermont senator is coming out with a book this summer geared toward teaching young people political organizing.

A Parthenon of Banned Books: Argentinian artist Marta Minujín will construct a massive art installation, the Parthenon of Books, to honor the tenets of democracy and creative freedom.

I Was a Seventh-Grade Book Censor: A writer reflects on a time when, as a middle schooler, she asked her mother to ban her from reading 'Brave New World.'

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