September 19, 2017
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 150 (13-Sep to 19-Sep)

1. The Mansion That Inspired ‘The Great Gatsby’ Is Listed for $17 Million 2. Amazon redacts one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton’s What Happened 3. Man Booker Prize announces 2017 shortlist 4. New £10 Jane Austen note hits the streets 5. Roald Dahl Day celebrated with … Continue reading

September 12, 2017
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 149 (6-Sep to 12-Sep)

1. Kate Millet, influential feminist writer, is dead at 82 2. Neustadt Prize Finalists Named as ‘Diverse Voices’ in ‘Important Literature’ 3. UK publishing industry remains 90% white, survey finds 4. RIP Jerry Pournelle, the first author to write a novel on a computer … Continue reading

September 5, 2017
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 148 (30-Aug to 5-Sep)

1. Terry Pratchett’s unfinished novels destroyed by steamroller 2. Poet John Ashbery dies age 90 3. Invention Arts and Ingram’s Aerio Mount ‘Books Against the Storm’ for Hurricane Relief 4. Kalimat Foundation’s Ara Initiative Helps Sight-Impaired Children Read 5. ‘Powerful’ George Michael biography … Continue reading

August 29, 2017
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 147 (23-Aug to 29-Aug)

1. RIP, science fiction legend Brian W Aldiss 2. Twitter will make children illiterate in 20 years, says novelist Howard Jacobson 3. IPA urges China to ‘respect the decision’ of Cambridge University Press to restore articles 4. Wattpad’s New Video App, Raccoon, Launches in … Continue reading

August 8, 2017
by Neelima
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 145 (2-Aug to 8-Aug)

1. Sam Shepard, Actor and Pulitzer-Winning Playwright, Is Dead at 73 2. Microsoft Adds Read Aloud Feature to Word 3. David Leadbeater wins the first Amazon Kindle Storyteller award for self-published archaeological thriller, The Relic Hunters 4. Sadiq Khan in £40k library funding pledge 5. … Continue reading