Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Roundup with PW

New Press Rushing Out Three Trump Titles
New Press will release three edited collections this spring that will examine the recently-concluded presidential election and what likely lies ahead for the country under the Trump administration. The books are being published under the tagline 'Fearless Books for Perilous Times.' more »

Conway's 'Alt. Facts' Make Orwell Sell: Comments by Trump’s adviser have been compared to the classic dystopian novel '1984,' which is currently an Amazon bestseller.
How Lisa Lucas Made the NBF Cool Again: The first woman and first black person to run the National Book Foundation, Lucas is vocal about inclusivity in publishing.
Will Books Endure for the Right Reason?: The book, as an object, will stick around. Reading on a tablet can't approach the literary experience offered by an old-fashioned book.
Jeremy Irons Reads T.S. Eliot: The actor reads the poems of one of the 20th Century's greatest poets in his iconic basso rumble.
How to Celebrate Burns Night: Scotland's long tradition of great poetry and rousing song culminates on January 25th, the birthday of its national poet, Robert Burns.

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