Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The Roundup with PW

Murakami Withdraws From Alt-Nobel: The novelist had been shortlisted for a Swedish award running in place of scandal-hit honor, but has declined his nomination.

French Bookshops Decry Prizewinner: Booksellers in France are revolting against the prestigious Prix Renaudot longlist, which includes a novel distributed only by Amazon.

A Suburban Library in Pa. Matters: After two years and $7.1 million in renovations, the Radnor Memorial Library near Philadelphia is proof that suburban libraries are still vital.

The 'NYRB'–Ghomeshi Controversy: Why the 'New York Review of Books' published a controversial essay by Jian Ghomeshi, who was accused of sexual and physical assault in 2014.

Bookstores Find Creative Ways to Thrive: In the age of Amazon, independent booksellers are using unorthodox methods of staying open and prosperous.

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