Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Roundup with PW

Tencent to Float China Literature: The social media giant's online bookshop has filed for an initial share listing in Hong Kong that will likely value the company at $5.5 billion.

Xerox Gets Literary Support: With the 92nd Street Y in New York, Xerox has recruited A-list authors for a book showcasing its tools and the Y’s cultural cachet.

Neruda's Death Being Reinvestigated: A panel of experts says that when the Nobel prize-winning poet died in 1973, there was no indication of the cancer that was said to have killed him.

Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Overnight Success: The novelist seemed to go from unknown to MacArthur genius in two years. In truth, it took decades.

Google Chrome's Library Extension: The internet just keeps making it easier for you to find books at your library.

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