October 16, 2018
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 203 (10-Oct to 16-Oct)

1. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie accepts PEN Pinter prize with call to speak out 2. The 2018 National Book Award finalists 3. The JCB Prize for Literature shortlist 4. Penguin Random House to expand in Southeast Asia 5. The number of self-published … Continue reading

September 25, 2018
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 200 (19-Sep to 25-Sep)

1. BBC short story prize selects all-female shortlist for fifth time 2. Danez Smith becomes youngest winner of Forward poetry prize 3. Japan’s Haruki Murakami withdraws from consideration for alternative Nobel award 4. French bookshops revolt after prize selects novel … Continue reading

September 11, 2018
by Neelima
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 198 (5-Sep to 11-Sep)

1. Gaiman and Murakami shortlisted for Nobel Prize substitute 2. Maldives bookseller advert ‘overwhelmed’ by applications  3. JD Salinger’s teenage lover challenges her ‘predator’ reputation 4. In ‘Fear,’ Bob Woodward Pulls Back the Curtain on President Trump  5. Waterstones buys … Continue reading