Friday, May 18, 2018

The Roundup with PW


Writers Fight Liu Xia's House Arrest: More than two dozen writers, poets, and artists have called for the release of the imprisoned widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winner Liu Xiaobo.

Stan Lee Sues POW! Entertainment: The 95-year-old Marvel comics impresario claims POW! executives stole rights to his name in a "sham deal" with a Chinese company.

Sweden Cancels Elsevier Contract: Following France and Germany, Swedish universities have moved to cancel their contracts with the journal publisher over open access concerns.

Rereading 'Little Women': Could Louisa May Alcott's classic, which turns 150 this year, mean as much to a reader in her 30s as it might have in adolescence?

Remembering Tom Wolfe: Adam Gopnik reflects on the career and life of "one of the central makers of modern American prose."

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