Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Roundup with PW

Agualusa Wins Dublin Literary Award
Angolan author José Eduardo Agualusa has won the 2017 International Dublin Literary Award for his novel 'A General Theory of Oblivion,' translated from the Portuguese by Daniel Hahn.
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Paret Nets Pritzker Literature Award
Military historian and author Peter Paret has been named the 11th recipient of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing.
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Amazon Bites Off More Monopoly Power: Antitrust officials would be naïve to view the Amazon-Whole Foods deal as simply about groceries, Lina M. Khan writes.

Derek Walcott Museum Closes: The St. Lucia National Trust says a funding cut forced the closure, which came during a dispute over Caribbean tourist developments.

Sexism in the Beach Read: Why did publishers decide that only women take books on vacation, and why are totally normal books about girls billed as "beach reads?"

75 Agents to Follow on Twitter: A list of the most active and insightful literary agents to add to your feed for upcoming pub dates, reading recommendations, and more.

The Big Money Is in Kids’ Comics: Abruptly, the most important sector in the world of sequential art has become graphic novels for young people, Abe Reisman writes.

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