February 20, 2018
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 172 (14-Feb to 20-Feb)

1. ‘Hurtful’ Harper Lee and Mark Twain dropped from Minnesota curriculum 2. The publishing company that’s only publishing female authors in 2018 3. Ban Ki-moon memoir to John Murray 4. Two children’s authors dropped by agents amid claims of sexual harassment 5.Golden Man Booker … Continue reading

January 30, 2018
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 169 (24-Jan to 30-Jan)

1. Ursula K. Le Guin, Acclaimed for Her Fantasy Fiction, Is Dead at 88 2. Czech Republic Inaugurates a Tax-Deductible Book Allowance for Employees 3. Public libraries reach 225 million digital checkouts in 2017 4. Canada’s Wattpad Announces $51 Million in Funding 5. ‘Explosive’ biography … Continue reading

January 23, 2018
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 168 (17-Jan to 23-Jan)

1. Dozens more resistance books lined up for 2018 2. TS Eliot prize goes to Ocean Vuong’s ‘compellingly assured’ debut collection 3. Deepak Unnikrishnan bags ‘The Hindu Prize 2017’ for ‘Temporary People’ 4. Female writers dominated 2017’s literary bestsellers, figures show 5. Ivanka Trump’s Publisher … Continue reading

December 26, 2017
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 164 (20-Dec to 26-Dec)

1. WattPad reveals the most popular Fan Fiction trends of 2017 2. The UK’s Man Booker Prize for Fiction Observes Its 50th Anniversary in 2018 3. Far Too Many People Are Still Using “Password” as a Password 4. 3,500 Occult Manuscripts Will Be Digitized … Continue reading

December 19, 2017
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 163 (13-Dec to 19-Dec)

1. ‘Feminism’ beats ‘complicit’ to be Merriam-Webster’s word of the year 2. Gabriel García Márquez Archive Digitized at the Harry Ransom Center 3. A turbulent year in the publishing world 4. Bribes in online publishing? 5. The official AR Rahman biography is being written, and … Continue reading