Friday, March 17, 2017

The Roundup with PW

  Trump Budget Calls for Eliminating the NEA, NEH
President Trump's budget proposal for fiscal 2018 calls for eliminating funding for the NEA and NEH, as well as a number of other domestic arts programs.
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London Book Fair 2017: Judge Pierre Leval Defends Google Books Decision, Fair Use
The author of the appeals court decision that legalized Google Books told attendees that the case was not close. But at a time when proposed exceptions to copyright law have many publishers in the U.K. and Europe on edge, Leval spoke mainly as an ambassador for the American doctrine of fair use.
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PW's London Book Fair Show Daily: Day 3
Get the latest news and gossip from this year's fair in PW's live reporting from the show floor.
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Tattered Cover Book Buyer to Retire: Cathy Langer, director of book buying for Denver's iconic bookstore, is retiring after 40 years next spring.

New Poetry Editor at the New Yorker: Poet and scholar Kevin Young will succeed Paul Muldoon as poetry editor in November, the magazine announced Wednesday.

J.K. Rowling Updates 'Fantastic Beasts': The Harry Potter author is revealing new plot details in an updated edition of 2001's 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.'

Advice on Writing a Business Book: This how-to on writing a book about your company provides steps for getting started, including finding an agent.

Pennsylvania Bookstore Rides the Storm: Free hot chocolate attracted readers to Elkins Park's Open Books bookstore despite the snow on Tuesday.


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