Phoenix-based indie bookstore, Changing Hands Bookstore, recently announced that they'll no longer be using FedEx for their outbound shipping services, due to the company's ties to the NRA. Other indie booksellers are doing the same.
The first-ever Warwick Prize for Women in Translation was awarded to Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada, translated by Susan Bernofsky.
An online auction (running October 2–5, 2017) created by authors, publishers, and editors to support relief efforts in Puerto Rico.
Surprise, surprise. The New York Times' revamped book coverage still makes it harder for romance novels to receive mainstream coverage.
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