Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The Roundup with PW

Eight Books With Holiday Cheer: Keep Scrooge at bay this holiday season with eight uplifting books such as Gilbert Hernandez's 'Heartbreak Soup.'

Saudi Book Fair Backs Gender Equality: Two men were recently kicked out of the Jeddah International Book Fair after protesting the presence of a female poet.

NYPL Appoints New Director: William P. Kelly will begin his tenure as the New York Public Library's director of the research libraries in January 2016.

Patterson's Christmas Bonus: James Patterson is giving away $2 million in grants and bonuses to libraries and independent bookstores this holiday season.

Book Council of Australia Axed: The newly-created Book Council of Australia is a casualty of a $52.5 million cut in government funding.

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