Friday, May 04, 2018

The Roundup with PW


The Nobel Literature Prize's Fate: The Swedish Academy will announce Friday whether it will delay the awarding of this year's prize.

Obama's Public Library: The Obama Foundation and the City of Chicago signed a tentative rent-free deal for a Chicago Public Library branch to be in the Obama Presidential Center.

Amazon vs. Seattle: Amazon abruptly escalated a fight with its hometown on Wednesday, halting major expansion plans because of a tax being considered by the City Council.

Bookstores of Color: Shops run by and for people of color are finding their industry niche in an era of growth for indie bookstores.

Hey, Bezos! Give Libraries Your Money: The Amazon founder says he doesn’t know what to do with his billions. This writer has an idea.

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