25 Million Books Missing from UK Libraries: Critical Linking, February 24, 2017

The decline in books stocked by public libraries may be far worse than official figures indicate, with industry sources claiming that it may be many millions higher than the 25 million books recorded as missing, meaning that the number of books available to borrowers has plummeted by more than 50% since 1996.

Holy housecats.


On the eve of a February 13 conference on U.S. and Cuban publishing, the Book Institute of Cuba, the government agency that oversees the Cuban publishing industry, confiscated copies of The German Girl, a recent novel by Armando Correa, a Cuban-born exile and novelist as well as editor in chief of People En Espanol, the Spanish-language version of People magazine.

Hey internet commenters: this is what censorship actually looks like.


Starz’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods novel will premiere on Sunday, April 30 at 9/8c, the network announced on Thursday, while also releasing the key art poster below…

We have a date!

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