Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Roundup withPW


The ‘Killing Joke’ at 30: Acclaimed comic book writer Alan Moore’s 1989 Batman graphic novel, 'The Killing Joke,' is violent, sexualized and a perennial bestseller for 30 years.

Students Speak Out: With the support of authors Neil Gaiman, Judy Blume and Gene Yang, CBLDF and NCAC team to publish a comic book that teaches students how to exercise their free speech rights.

Oscar Winner Pens Picture Book Sequel: Oscar winning actress Viola Davis writes ‘Corduroy Takes a Bow,’ a sequel to Don Freeman’s 1968 picture book, which featured an African American heroine.

Stephen Hawking’s Unlikely Bestseller: In 1982 physicist Stephen Hawking set out to write a popular account of a very difficult subject and succeeded beyond all expectations.

Obituary: Stephen Hawking: The brilliant physicist, cosmologist and author, Stephen Hawking, has died at 76


Obituary: Penny Vincenzi: The British fashion journalist, turned bestselling romance novelist, has died at 78.

Short Fiction Isn't Seeing a Comeback: It's always been here, strong as ever, claims Chris Power in 'The Guardian.'

Tayari Jones Talks: The author of 'An American Marriage' dishes on biscuits, marriage and being an Oprah pick.

Netflix Nabs 'Guernsey' for New Series: The streaming giant has optioned ‘The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society’ to adapt into a series.

How Audible and Amazon Became Bedfellows: A meeting back in 1996 first brought the two companies together. Now, Audible, which is owned by Amazon, dominates the audiobook industry.

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