May writer horoscopes; Barnes & Noble’s Leonard Riggio on retirement and the future of bookstores; an interview with poet Cole Swenson; and other news.
Most sought-after out-of-print books; Pablo Neruda reburied in Chile; writing joy in memoirs of grief; and other news.
Romance-only bookstore; earliest manuscripts by women on display in new exhibit; a conversation with poet Li-Young Lee; and other news.
Tim Parks on the state of translation; five ways Infinite Jest predicted the future; T. S. Eliot’s notes on detective fiction; and other news.
How books shaped Christmas; Alexievich delivers Nobel lecture; all-curated bookstore opens in New York; and other news.
Value of first editions of twentieth-century classics increases; Roland Barthes at one hundred; “experimental” Millennial bookstore to open in London; and other news.
Whiting Foundation appoints new board president; HBO picks up adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s Tiny Beautiful Things; President Obama and Marilynne Robinson’s conversation continued; and other news.
A novelist and former fiction reviews editor at Publishers Weekly offers an industry insider’s perspective on how to publish a book on one’s own terms—even if it means turning down a deal.
How does a story collection happen? Justin Taylor, the author of two short story collections, offers advice about the various ways in which to build a book of short fiction.
Supporting local bookstores may have just gotten a little easier. A new digital tool called CityShelf allows users to search the shelves of independent bookstores in select cities throughout the country from their mobile devices.