The “algorithm versus librarian” debate heats up; French culture minister sparks controversy; the subtext of Victorian horror; and other news.
Bronx bookstore to remain open after all; the San Antonio Library launches an “airport e-book” branch; the age of “Transrealism”; and other news.
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.
Houston art museum holds an Ekphrastic poetry competition; Interactive Fiction awards highlight text-based video games; “bad books for children”; 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.
Amazon and Perseus strike a new deal; Paul Theroux on the short story; Thomas Pynchon rumored to make an onscreen appearance; and other news.
Banned Books Week continues; George Bernard Shaw's garden spade unearthed; the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association takes aim at Amazon; and other news.
A marathon Dylan Thomas reading; forthcoming books on ISIS; the debate about young adult fiction; and other news.
Tips on building book buzz; Neil Gaiman’s new graphic novel to film; a Maya Angelou hip-hop album; and other news.
The well-documented risks of not fact-checking; Ian McEwan on writing a novel; Amazon's self-publishing tool for children's book authors; and other news.