Monday, April 24, 2017

The Roundup with PW

2017 Man Booker International Prize Shortlist Announced
The six finalists for the 2017 Man Booker International Prize include two Israelis, a South American, and three Europeans. The shortlisted authors each receive £2,500; the winning author and translator will receive a further £50,000. more » »

2017 WNBA Pannell Award Nominees Announced
The Women’s National Book Association has announced the nominees for its 2017 WNBA Pannell Award, given annually to two bookstores that enhance their communities by fostering a love of

reading. more » »

How Amazon Is Taking Over Everything: The e-commerce site isn't just disrupting bookselling anymore—it's on a path towards world domination. Here's a look at how.

Amazon Plans New Santana Row Store: Amazon Books is coming to San Jose, Calif., marking a rare occurrence in the turbulent world of Bay Area retail: a new bookstore.

Reading Bill O'Reilly's Novel Now: Peppered with rants about ex-wives, newsroom politics, and the Long Island Expressway, 'Those Who Trespass' is an astonishing read.

Shakespeare In a Sandstorm: On the Bard's birthday, a tale of performing 'Hamlet' in the middle of a sandstorm at a Syrian Refugee Camp.

An Hour In Emily Dickinson's Bedroom: The reclusive poet wrote her entire life’s work—nearly 1,800 poems—in just one room, and you can rent it for an hour.

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