Tuesday, December 19, 2017
The Roundup with PW
Amazon Wants Stores in Germany: The e-tailer has expressed interest in opening physical stores in Germany similar to those it operates in the United States.
Brexit Will Batter British Authors: Bloomsbury warns that the U.K.’s exclusive English rights across the E.U. will end post-Brexit, forcing firms to compete with U.S. companies.
Bette Howland Dies at 80: The Saul Bellow acolyte wrote three well-regarded books in the 1970s and early ’80s then faded from the literary scene, only to be rediscovered recently.
Erasure in the Lit Mag Business: After taking over from George Plimpton, Brigid Hughes was pushed out as the editor of 'The Paris Review' and omitted from its history.
'Goldfinch' Flick Casts Its Kitsey: Willa Fitzgerald is in negotiations to play Kitsey Barbour in Warner Bros. and Amazon Studios’ adaptation of Donna Tartt's novel.