Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The Roundup with PW
Waterstones May Be Up For Sale: The Russian tycoon who owns Waterstones has hired advisers to explore a £250m sale of Britain’s best-known bookshop chain.
Jane Juska Dies at 84: The author, whose chronicle of searching for sex as a woman in her 60s became a best-selling memoir, died at a California care facility after a long illness.
Faris Cuts Pratt From Her Memoir: Anna Faris deleted a chapter on her marriage to Chris Pratt in her newly-released memoir, 'Unqualified.'
When Big Data Meets Literature: Most literary criticism is grounded in close reading. But one theorist argues for the computer-assisted crunching of thousands of texts at a time.
The Harassment Satire to Read Now: After the Weinstein revelations, 'Lightning Rods,' Helen DeWitt’s brazen, outrageous novel from 2011, now reads like a work of realism.