Reading Roundup – Week of August 24
The best news from the book world this week…
This Japanese bookseller isn’t taking Amazon’s domination lying down. In protest, they bought almost every copy (a staggering 90% of the first printing) of Haruki Murakami’s “Novelist as a Vocation”. It will be interesting to see how this works out – and whether any other indies follow suit.
In this Washington, D.C. neighborhood, there’s just one age-appropriate book for sale for every 830 children. Jet Blue is doing something about it.
Meet a Colombian garbage collector who is also a magical book fairy.
The FBI once thought author Ray Bradbury was, “slanted against the U.S.”
Sign us up! This AirBNB offers guests a chance to run a bookstore in Scotland. We just need a kilt!
And finally, our favorite story from this week! This teacher of the year designed a Harry Potter-themed classroom!
Now, back to your book!
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