November 20, 2018
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 208 (14-Nov to 20-Nov)

1. Canadian literary prize suspended after finalists object to Amazon sponsorship 2. Junot Díaz welcomed back by Pulitzer prize after review into sexual misconduct claims 3. Maya Jasanoff Wins the $75,000 Cundill History Prize 2018 4. India’s DSC Prize for … Continue reading

November 13, 2018
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 207 (7-Nov to 13-Nov)

1. Amazon’s AbeBooks backs down after booksellers stage global protest 2. Peter Rabbit brought to life on augmented reality app Bookful  3. ‘Single-use’ as Collin’s dictionary’s word of the year 4. Terry Pratchett’s ‘Discworld’ Adaptation ‘The Watch’ Lands At BBC … 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

November 21, 2017
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Readers can’t Digest-Week 159 (15-Nov to 21-Nov)

1. Amazon to Adapt “Lord of the Rings” as a TV Series 2. Crazy Maple Studio Introduces Chapters: Interactive Stories 3. WB Yeats’s signature glasses sell for €10,000 at auction 4. Jesmyn Ward wins major prize for Sing, Unburied, Sing 5. ‘Boy’ wins 2017 Children’s … Continue reading