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.