Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Roundup with PW

ALA 2017: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Urges Librarians to 'Stay Strong'
In a short address, Emanuel welcomed librarians to his city, offering words of support amid the steep political challenges facing the profession.
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20 Years of Harry Potter: Retail wars, legal battles, vibrating broomsticks, and 20 things we've learned from two decades of J.K. Rowling’s boy wizard.

...and 20 Years of L.G.B.T.Q. Lit: Picking 25 recent works that have shaped the L.G.B.T.Q. literary genre over the last two decades.

One Direction Fanfic Hits Publishing: A convergence between publishing trends and One Direction fandom has brought boy band fanfiction into the mainstream.

David Bowie's Aborted '1984' Film: Bowie wanted a televised musical adaptation of the novel—or so he told William S. Burroughs in a 1974 'Rolling Stone' interview.

Literature’s Great Alternative Families: An author looks at the deep bonds that hold together literature’s most memorable families of choice.

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