Friday, March 30, 2018

The Roundup with PW

Trump Wages War on Amazon: The president, "obsessed" with the e-tailer, blames it for the decline of brick-and-mortar and is reputedly targeting its tax status.

The James Tait Black Prizes Shortlist: A dystopian novel depicting a second American Civil War and biographies of Muhammad Ali and Princess Margaret are among the contenders.

Used Bookstores Part of Boise's Culture: While some bookstores in Boise are closing, others are expanding. It's all a result of the changing retail environment.

Poets For Your Survival Pack: From Elizabeth Acevedo to Emily Jungmin Yoon, a list of 100 poets that can't save the world but could save you.

Poets Critique Sean Penn's #MeToo Poem: The actor's debut novel ends with an epic poem where the misogynist protagonist takes on the #MeToo movement. Poets weighed in.

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