Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Roundup with PW

Writers Withdraw from PEN Gala : Michael Ondaatje, Francine Prose and at least four other writers have withdrawn from next month's PEN American Center gala, citing objections to the literary and human rights organization's honoring the French satirical magazine 'Charlie Hebdo.'

Rock Stars of the Literary World: Romance writing isn’t just a billion-dollar industry. It’s also the nicest meritocracy around.

High Court Backs Hachette in U.K.: Hesperus Press was ordered to halt sales of an English translation of a Jonas Jonasson novel, and to return copies to Hachette Book Group, which owns world English rights.

The Future of Reading: Walter Mosley, bestselling author of the Easy Rawlins series, has good news for those who love to read.

New Cormoran Strike Novel this Fall: A third Robert Galbraith novel featuring detective Cormoran Strike, 'Career of Evil,' will be published by Little, Brown in the U.K. in autumn.

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