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  • South Carolina Cancels Book Festival

    After nearly 20 years of connecting authors and readers, the South Carolina Book Festival has been cancelled and will be replaced by smaller, statewide events.

  • Thriller Banquet Honors DeMille

    Nelson DeMille was crowned 2015’s ThrillerMaster at Saturday night’s 10th International Thriller Writers’ Banquet, held at Manhattan’s Grand Hyatt.

  • The Shoe Burnin’ Brings Southern Literature to the Stage

    The traveling production, started by a group of writers, fuses music and literature in a scripted show. After launching in 2013, the group has now spawned a short story collection and forged ties with SIBA.

  • ALA 2015: A Blockbuster San Francisco Conference

    Ask any librarian who was there and they will almost certainly agree: the 2015 American Library Association Annual Conference in San Francisco was one of the best ALA shows, maybe ever.

  • ALA 2015 in Photos

    Librarians and other book enthusiasts gathered in San Francisco June 25–30; see our photos of some of the authors in attendance.

  • ALA 2015: All Our Coverage

    All of PW's coverage of the American Library Association 2015 Annual Conference in San Francisco.

  • ALA 2015: All Our Coverage

    Our complete coverage of 2015 ALA Annual Conference, including a survey of the main events; the speakers; the readings, discussions, and presentations; the panels, and more.

  • San Diego Comic-Con 2015: All Our Coverage

    Stay up to date on all the latest news about San Diego Comic-Con 2015 with Publishers Weekly—daily updates, podcasts and more. We'll have exclusive interviews, photos and all the rest of the action here.

  • San Diego Comic-Con 2015: The Librarians are Coming!

    Librarians—nerdrarians?—are no stranger to the SDCC pop culture extravaganza. The show has always provided a rich slate of programming and panels focused on the role of graphic novels in libraries and the classroom. But this year will take it to another level.

  • San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Is Comic-Con Too Big for Small Publishers?

    With Comic-Con International: San Diego (informally known as SDCC) a week away, its staff and comics publishers are grappling with critical questions about the value and location of the country’s largest comics and pop culture convention.

  • 2015 Lambda Literary Awards in Photos

    The 27th annual Lambda Literary Awards, held June 1, drew a record 550-plus attendees to the Great Hall at Cooper Union, in New York City.

  • The Battle to Save the New York Public Library

    At the end of 2014, after a groundswell of media attention and public protests, New York Public Library officials abandoned a controversial renovation dubbed the Central Library Plan.

  • All in the Family

    As libraries around the country continue to change, a national network of "Family Place" libraries is gaining traction.

  • What’s Next for Scholarly Publishing? PW talks with John J. Regazzi

    The former Elsevier CEO is the author of a new book, Scholarly Communications: A History from Content as King to Content as Kingmaker

  • Hacking Libraries

    An abridged excerpt from John Palfrey’s acclaimed new book Bibliotech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google

  • ALA 2015: Pride and Programming

    PW columnist Brian Kenney offers his annual “highly subjective” list of ALA program highlights

  • ALA 2015: Comics: Not Just for Kids

    Adult comics collections in libraries have been slow to grow, even as the genre has surged in popularity and gained critical acclaim. We checked in with librarians from across the country to find out why.

  • Fun with Metadata: How RDF Can Vastly Improve Book Discovery

    A new format holds promise for significantly better book discovery and accessibility than its forbearer—the MARC record.

  • ALA 2015: Summer of Love

    The 2015 American Library Association Annual Conference, set for June 25–30 at the Moscone Center, should be quite a party. More than 20,000 librarians are expected to descend on the Bay Area for the show, which coincides with the city's annual Gay Pride Parade.

  • Bay Area Spotlight 2015: The Bay Area’s Literary Landscape

    The Bay Area has long been known for its literary happenings.

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