Sunday, February 11, 2018

The Roundup with PW

ABA Announces 2018 Board Candidates: The American Booksellers Association’s Board of Directors has approved the nominations of four new potential board members.

Sebastian Barry, Irish Fiction Laureate: The novelist succeeds Anne Enright in the three-year role promoting Irish literature and its formidable generations of writers.

Lorraine Hansberry, Radical: A new documentary highlights how the playwright took full advantage of her talents to advance mid-century civil rights.

Under the Covers: From Ovid and Baudelaire to Nabokov and Roth, some of the most seminal texts in literary history are among its most erotic—and their covers are now iconic.

Literary Bars and Cafés Worldwide: Rounding up 35 literary watering holes in 35 cities across the world. Which one would you visit?

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