Friday, October 21, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: Bonnier CEO Touts Stories, People
Jacob Dalborg, CEO of Bonnier, was the featured speaker during the CEO panel where he talked about the plans the Swedish publisher has for the future.
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Frankfurt Show Daily, Day 2
Today at Frankfurt: Fairgoers show solidarity with Turkish writers in the wake of a government crackdown; two fantasy series, both debuts, get nabbed in major deals; concerns over the U.S. translation publishing landscape linger; and more.
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Reed Announces BEA Changes: The annual trade show will be rebilled as simply "BookExpo," and "will be scaled to focus on what booksellers want most."

Claudia Rankine, Whiteness Scholar: The award-winning poet on why she’s using her MacArthur genius grant to explore whiteness.

The Library is Dead. Long May It Live!: Properly maintained public libraries empower minority communities by providing access to, and training in, modern technologies.

Meet Mark Twain, the Animated GIF: The U.S. National Archives has launched an animated GIF archive, which includes GIFs of authors from Twain to Hemingway.

Edward Weston's 'Leaves of Grass': Although the book was a failure, the photographer considered his 1941 photographs for Walt Whitman’s ‘Leaves of Grass’ as some of his best work.

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