Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Roundup with PW

Lukas Prize Project Award Winners Announced
Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard have announced the winners of the annual awards, which honor American nonfiction writing.
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James Tait Black Prize Shortlist Announced
A blend of books telling stories that cross cultural divides forms the shortlist of Britain’s oldest book awards, announced today.
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Three American Women and the Qur'an: The story of how three white women from U.S. became some of the most influential Qur’anic publishers in the world.

Amazon Wins Tax Battle With IRS: Amazon.com scored a big victory against the IRS in a case related to its Luxembourg subsidiary that could have cost the company $1.5 billion.

A Nobel Laureate Takes On Trump: 'On the Royal Road: The Burgher King,' a play about President Trump written by Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek, will debut next week.

Eight Reasons a Book Is Rejected: A literary agent lays out the factors that go into the acceptance—or rejection—of a manuscript by potential publishers.

Lenin's Love of Literature: The father of the Soviet Union was also a Latin buff who adored Goethe and liked to compare his enemies to figures in novels.

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