October 15, 2019
by Neelima

Readers can’t Digest-Week 251 (9-Oct to 15-Oct)

1. Rihanna Is Publishing Her First Visual Autobiography

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2.  The Nobel Prizes in Literature for 2018 and 2019

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3. Tbilisi Named UNESCO’s World Book Capital for 2021

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4.  American Literary Translators Name 2019 Shortlists in Poetry and Prose

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5. Not the Booker prize 2019: Lara Williams wins with Supper Club

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October 8, 2019
by Neelima

Readers can’t Digest-Week 250 (2-Oct to 8-Oct)

1. US prisons banning thousands of books ‘on arbitrary grounds’

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2. Lucy Ellmann’s long sentence leads to Goldsmiths shortlist

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3. Lego Publishing and Ameet to launch new publishing imprint Lego Books

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4. Me Before You Author Has Been Accused Of Publishing A Novel With “Alarming Similarities” To Another Author’s Book

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5. Michelle Obama publishing companion journal to Becoming 

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September 24, 2019
by Neelima

Readers can’t Digest-Week 248 (18-Sep to 24-Sep)

1. Hundreds of authors protest after Kamila Shamsie’s book award is revoked

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2. A comic written for the visually impaired

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3. Two penguins interned at American publishing company Penguin Random House

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4. How Reese Witherspoon became the new high priestess of book clubs

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5. Canadian author Graeme Gibson dies aged 85

September 10, 2019
by Neelima

Readers can’t Digest-Week 246 (4-Sep to 10-Sep)

1. Author Kiran Nagarkar passes away at 77 in Mumbai

2. Paul McCartney goes from rock-star to children’s book author

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3. Google Play is now renting ebooks

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4. Publishers announce new Elena Ferrante novel out in November

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5. JCB Prize for Literature 2019: Debutants and first novels dominate the longlist

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September 3, 2019
by Neelima

Readers can’t Digest-Week 245 (28-Aug to 3-Sep)

1. The Ohio State University Seeks to Trademark ‘The’

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2. Jhumpa Lahiri is named director of the creative writing program at Princeton University

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3. Knopf Goes Back to Print with Morrison

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4. Major book publishers sue Amazon’s Audible over new speech-to-text feature

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5. Keanu Reeves Is Doing a New Thing: Publishing Books

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August 27, 2019
by Neelima

Readers can’t Digest-Week 244 (21-Aug to 27-Aug)

 1. Richard Booth- Bookshop owner and ‘king of Hay-on-Wye’ dies

2. Rare Jane Austen letter saved as public campaign raises £10k

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3. Gaiman on board for Gormenghast TV adaptation

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4. Audible Teams Up With Big Names as Audio-Only Storytelling Expands

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5. Samoan-Māori author Lani Wendt Young calls out NZ publishing industry

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August 20, 2019
by Neelima

Readers can’t Digest-Week 243 (14-Aug to 20-Aug)

1. Robert Macfarlane finally wins Wainwright nature writing prize

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2. Lee Child to judge the Booker Prize 2020?

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3. Author avatars can now read their books to you

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4. When Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epsteins’s co-conspirator, reads a book, it sells out on Amazon

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5. JD Salinger: novels finally to be published as ebooks

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August 13, 2019
by Neelima

Readers can’t Digest-Week 242 (7-Aug to 13-Aug)

1. Toni Morrison passes away at 88

2. Hilary and Chelsea Clinton to write the Book of Gutsy Women

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3. Former Springsteen drummer Vini ‘Mad Dog’ Lopez writing a book

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4. Former ESPN host Jemele Hill is writing a memoir

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5. Quentin Blake to publish series of 20 hand-sewn books of drawings

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