Saturday, January 28, 2017

The Roundup with PW

Publishers Respond to Losing Some 'New York Times' Bestseller Lists
Publishers expressed dismay, confusion and surprise at the 'New York Times' decision to eliminate some bestseller lists. more »

Rowling’s ‘Fantastic Beasts’ and Narrator Redmayne Land at Audible
Audible has announced that 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' by J.K. Rowling and narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Eddie Redmayne is now available as a digital audiobook. more »

Writers Support Jailed Turkish Fellows: Writers including Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood have pledged solidarity with Turkey’s imprisoned writers and journalists.
Buchi Emecheta Dies at 72: The pioneering Nigerian novelist wrote 20 novels that mined her experience as a black single mother in Britain.
'1984': Not the Book We Deserve: Nineteen Eighty-Four does not pastiche a world ravaged by capitalism and ruled by celebrities—the kind of world that led to Trump.
'1984': The Book We Need Right Now: The dystopia described in George Orwell’s nearly 70-year-old novel suddenly feels all too familiar.
The Life of a Debut Novelist: Author Porochista Khakpour meditates on life, debt, and selling her first novel.


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