Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The Roundup with PW

In New York, a Library for Your Subway Ride
The public libraries of New York, Brooklyn, and Queens have teamed up with the Metropolitan Transit Authority and Transit Wireless to launch Subway Library, which offers free e-book downloads in subway stations.
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'LA Times' to Release Anti-Trump Book: The paper's editorial board will publish 'Our Dishonest President' on July 5 with Berkeley-based nonprofit publisher Heyday.

Revolution-Haunted Russian Lit: How much time does it take to change a government, a society, or a person? The great Russian writers differed on this question.

Prototyping a Better Tomorrow: Consuming dystopian fiction has quickly become a popular coping mechanism—but can sci-fi help create a better future?

Flash Fiction's Advantages: Brevity may be the soul of wit, but it’s not intrinsic to good storytelling. So why does the shortest fiction work so well?

Where Sci-Fi and Feminism Meet: A visit to WisCon, the world’s preeminent feminist speculative fiction convention.

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