Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The Roundup with PW
Richard Wilbur Dies at 96: The poet, who won two Pulitzer Prizes and served as the national poet laureate, died on Saturday in Belmont, Mass.
Miss. Schools Kill 'Mockingbird': The Biloxi school district in Mississippi has decided to remove the "uncomfortable" book 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from its junior-high reading list.
Guinness vs. Scholastic: Guinness World Records has claimed that the publisher is trying to steal its business with a 'Book of World Records' similar to Guinness’s books.
Potter Exhibit Sells 30K in Advance: The British Library has revealed that its Harry Potter exhibition has sold more than 30,000 tickets, the most ever for an event of its kind.
On Homelessness at Libraries: What's a library to do about homelessness in what is a decidedly public space?