Friday, July 28, 2017

The Roundup with PW

The Canadian Author Canadians Know Best? Margaret Atwood
A new survey of Canadian readers found that Margaret Atwood is the Canadian author most residents recognize. The BookNet Canada survey also found that one in five Canadian readers cannot name a single Canadian author.
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Hudson Booksellers Opens New Concept Store
The second Ink by Hudson, a new concept bookstore from the airport retailer, has opened at the Tucson International Airport.
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S&S Announces Title for Forthcoming Clinton Memoir
Hillary Clinton's anticipated new memoir, due out September 12, has been given a title. Simon & Schuster said the book, which will focus on Clinton's defeat in the recent presidential election, will be called 'What Happened.'
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Amazon to Host Job Fair: The online retail giant announced Amazon Jobs Day where it will look for candidates to fill 50,000 positions in the U.S. on August 2.

How to Write Historical Fiction: Here are six tips to follow while writing a historical novel, including a less is more approach to details.

Why Short Books Should Be Celebrated: Check out an essay on the benefits of short books, complete with recommendations for titles within the genre.

Introducing the Most Glamorous Librarian: Learn more about the life of Belle de Costa Greene, an influential librarian in America during the early 20th century.

Seven Books to Read in August: Find a list of nonfiction and fiction titles slated to publish soon, including ‘My Absolute Darling’ by Gabriel Tallent.


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