Wednesday, August 02, 2017

The Roundup with PW

Macmillan Heads Downtown, Leaving Flatiron Building
Macmillan Publishers has signed a 20-year lease at 120 Broadway, called the "Equitable Building," in lower Manhattan, and will leave Chelsea's iconic Flatiron Building.
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Writing the Missing Immigrant Stories: For a class on children’s literature, a Bronx Community College student wrote a book reflecting her parents’ immigrant roots.
Geoffrey Godfrey Dies at 80: The poet and editor published more than a dozen collections of his own poetry and was joint editor of the Greville Press with Harold Pinter.
The Most Anthologized Essays: Over the past 25 years, essay anthologies have shown a strong preference for E.B. White, Amy Tan, and James Baldwin.
Rachel Cusk Gut-Renovates the Novel: After her controversial memoirs of motherhood and marriage, the writer has a new design for fiction.
A Rare Chat with Eve Babitz: Speaking with the reclusive author about her infamous sex life, her recent career resurgence, and L.A.'s transformation.

Children's Books

From the Associated Press:
Lost, then found: Rare J.M. Barrie play published this week.
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From Deadline:
A Sweet Valley High movie adaptation is in the works.
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From the New York Times:
Children's Books Missed These Immigrant Stories. So Students Wrote Them.
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From CNN:
13 Reasons Why is tied to a rise in
suicide searches online.
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From the Huffington Post:
Fans Wish J.K. Rowling a Happy Birthday and Thank Her for the Magic.
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From Bookish:
10 Authors Share the Magic J.K. Rowling Brought to Their Lives.
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From TechCrunch:
Lost My Name raises $8.5M and partners with Roald Dahl estate.
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From Entertainment Weekly:
Meg Cabot on the rumors of a third Princess Diaries film.
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From the New York Times:
Want Teenage Boys to Read? Easy. Give Them Books About Sex, by Daniel Handler.
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From the Bookseller:
Two indie U.K. publishers offer new lines of children's books.
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From BuzzFeed:
21 Massive Things J.K. Rowling Has Revealed About Harry Potter on Twitter.
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From Brightly:
If You Were a Teen in the '80s or '90s, You'll Love These Books.
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