Saturday, March 31, 2018

The Roundup with PW

Anita Shreve Dies at 71: The author of 'The Pilot's Wife' and 'The Weight of Water' died of cancer Thursday in her home in southern New Hampshire.

'Fire and Fury' Show Gets Its Director: 'Game Change' director Jay Roach has been tapped to direct and executive produce the TV adaptation of Michael Wolff’s book.

Indie Bookstores Keep On Coming: Why the number of independent bookstores increased by 35% during the "retail apocalypse."

Barbershops Turning Kids Into Readers: Alvin Irby, founder of Barbershop Books, is on a mission to get kids reading in the barbershop.

Weird Habits of Famous Writers: If you have writer's block, maybe try wearing a hat like Dr. Seuss, or sharpening two dozen pencils like John Steinbeck.

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