First printed book in English sells for nearly $2 million; feminist author Laurie Penny attacked online; a poet enters the world of Las Vegas performance; and other news.
Vincent Zandri defends Amazon; a ten-year-old published author; North Carolina’s new poet laureate; and other news.
Darren Aronofsky to adapt Margaret Atwood's dystopian trilogy for HBO; e-books to outsell print in the U.K. by 2018; Ohio’s potential poet laureate position; and other news.
Open Road acquires Premier's book list; Smith Magazine’s Six-Word Twitter Festival; swearing in an ambassador on an e-reader; and other news.
Tennessee school district bans Mark Haddon novel; a Mother’s Day tribute to poet Ruth Stone; the last feminist bookstores in North America; and other news.
Philip Roth’s literature of desire; topless readers take New York City; Kurt Vonnegut’s forays into art; and other news.
In her new novel, An Untamed State; her essay collection, Bad Feminist, forthcoming in August; and her memoir, Hunger, slated for publication in 2016, Roxane Gay offers a joyous, complicated, even radically nuanced view of women.
Bear Grylls to pen thrillers; “ambush poetry” in Las Vegas; the trouble with labeling women’s writing; and other news.
Amazon's control of the U.K. market; Alicia Silverstone’s parenting advice; which birds are the most faithful partners; and other news.
T. C. Boyle ends contract with Viking Penguin; Gabriel García Márquez hospitalized; the London Book Fair gets underway; and other news.