Ink blots and reader notes are on display at Cambridge; writers discuss the importance of place in their work; a literary atlas of Ireland; and other news.
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A growing market for children’s nonfiction; a hefty new compilation of Bob Dylan’s lyrics; J. K. Rowling’s Twitter riddle solved; and other news.
Finalists for Kirkus Prize announced; National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35; Lee Child on why the Amazon-Hachette battle matters; and other news.
The New York Times launches new best-seller lists; Lena Dunham’s forthcoming memoir; The Great Gatsby, tweet by tweet; and other news.
Penguin Random House restructures operations; the lost pulp novel of Gore Vidal; the usefulness of literature; and other news.
We take a look inside the New York City offices of Simon & Schuster as its staff prepares to launch Matthew Thomas’s debut novel, We Are Not Ourselves, a title the publisher acquired for more than a million dollars.
A sociologist at Queens College makes a compelling case for self-publishing; Harry Potter is all over a neighborhood in Missoula, Montana; Amy Tan builds a home she can grow old in; and other news.
Simon & Schuster partners with Regan Arts; early J. D. Salinger stories republished; Oakland couple creates new space for poetry; and other news.
Northwestern University sues author; Pearson reports a profit; Elizabeth E. Barker named director of the Boston Athenæum; and other news.
LGBT poetry celebration launches in Washington, D.C.; Scottish physicians consider the mental health of Robert Burns; looking forward to BookCon; and other news.