Norway’s oil wealth and commitment to education offers unparalleled opportunities for publishers and writers alike, argues The New Republic.
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The New York Public Library has launched a new online book recommendation engine powered by Bookish Recommends from New York digital startup Zola Books.
Amid violent political protests and the threat of occupation by Russian troops, Ukrainians are moving to protect their most precious literary treasures.
The Library of America reports the movie remake of ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ tripled sales of the LOA’s James Thurber, among other examples.
At this year’s annual meeting, the American Library Association (ALA) will confer the first annual Lemony Snicket Prize for Noble Librarians Faced with Adversity.
A public library in Franklin, Tennessee has launched its own publishing imprint, Academy Park Press, using the IngramSpark platform for distribution and print-on-demand.
Is an all-digital library just the 21st-century update of the traditional library? Or a free database and e-book service with better branding?
Ed Nawotka visits BiblioTech, the new all-ebook library in San Antonio, Texas, which is opening new opportunities for the low-literacy community.
The National Library of Norway is planning to digitize all the books (in Norwegian at least) by the mid 2020s.
Talk about a dirty book: herpes was found on a copy of Fifty Shades of Grey at the Antwerp Library; meanwhile, all of the top ten borrowed books had traces of cocaine.