Thursday, March 22, 2018
The Roundup with PW
Pynchon Gets a Big Prize: Thomas Pynchon is receiving a $100,000 prize this spring from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. But that doesn’t mean he’ll turn up to accept it.
A Beijing Bookstore Fights for Freedom: The All Sages Bookstore has, in part, eluded the government’s extremely tight censorship in the era of President Xi Jinping’s rule.
Why Alexie's Misconduct Hurts Most: In addition to the women he wronged, he let down writers of color who needed his help and Native writers he eclipsed, writes Monique Laban.
British Booksellers Remove Hate Texts: Waterstones, Foyles, W.H. Smith, and Amazon have removed racist and Holocaust denial titles from their websites following an outcry.
Writing a Feminist Novel...with Men: Tayari Jones explains what Toni Morrison’s 'Song of Solomon' taught her about male protagonists in stories that explore female suffering.