Wellcome Prize finalists, Walter Isaacson joins Arcadia Publishing, Miriam Toews on (Mennonite) women talking; and other news.
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Dave Eggers on the next generation; Apple to adapt Pachinko as drama series; climate change and the mandate of travel writers; and other news.
Alicia Keys is the first author of Oprah Winfrey and Flatiron Books imprint; Honoré de Balzac's love affair in letters, a not-very-chill audience at Be More Chill on Broadway; and other news.
Harper Lee’s letter on the sell-outs of her hometown; Arthur A. Levine to launch new indie press; Rick Singer’s book reviews; and other news.
New translation imprint HarperVia; Maurice Carlos Ruffin on satire; The Left Hand of Darkness at fifty; and other news.
Benn Steil wins American history book award; keeping up with indie presses; remembering Rachel Ingalls; and other news.
Twenty-five writers on the songs that matter now; Sally Rooney at the New Yorker; the worst reviews of the best books; and other news.
Fatimah Asghar on solidarity; Toni Morrison’s new essay collection; James Tate’s posthumous poetry; and other news.
Paris Review prizes; Edmund Berrigan on encountering his father’s poetry in workshop; Netflix to adapt One Hundred Years of Solitude; and other news.
Jill Osier wins Yale Series of Younger Poets; the 2019 Audie awards; the decline of New York City bookstores; and other news.
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One Book, One New York reading list; Dave Eggers on why Trump might win again; George Saunders on making it into the New Yorker; and other news.
A two-year decline in translated publications; the Second Shelf is changing how we pay for books by women; Etaf Rum on breaking a code of silence; and other news.
Washington Post and Scribner to publish Mueller report; the Believer awards; theaters cancel productions of To Kill a Mockingbird; and other news.
The worry, regret, and insomnia of publication; the fifty greatest literary television adaptations; Jane Stern on the dark side of libraries; and other news.
Natasha Trethewey on painting with poetry; the radical lineage of Black women’s autofiction; a stable year of print sales for Penguin Random House; and other news.
HBO announces release date for Native Son; National Book Award for translation results in sales spike; the murky world of literary plagiarism; and other news.
Max Porter on the wonder of language; Dickens’s attempt to send his wife to an asylum; Sandra Cisneros on surviving depression; and other news.
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah’s “Friday Black” optioned by Universal; the inaugural Sue Grafton Memorial Award; Nebula Awards finalists; and other news.
The finalists for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Aspen Words Literary Prize; the DNA of parchment; and other news.
Rereleased work by Tomi Ungerer; Elias Khoury on the truth of the moment; Don Winslow challenges Donald Trump to a debate; and other news.
Cheesy reading in the University of Michigan library; small-screen book adaptations; Tana French’s thrilling new direction; and more.
Andrea Levy has died; Dan Mallory accused of plagiarism; twenty-three unforgettable last lines; and more.
Prince William County residents receive letters from their poet laureate; the Authors Guild survey; Valentine’s Day reading lists; and other news.
Heidi Toffler has died; Verso announces fiction imprint; book burglary in Chester County; and more.
Spring program for NBF Presents; Valeria Luiselli unpacks her archive; Erica Dawson debunks the assumption of “single story spun on a single tongue;” and other news.