List List: Monday June 20, 2016

Good evening literary fans. Here's what we read today that you should too.

  • Award-winning author, historian and military strategist Hew Strachan is the recipient of the 2016 Pritzker Literature Award (Pritzker Military)
  • What Do This Season's Political Books Tell Us About the Election? (The New York Times)
  • Steven Spielberg plans 'West Side Story' remake, report says (KSL)
  • BBC plans to create a spin-off based off of a Neil Gaiman short story.  (GalleyCat)
  • Why Indie Presses Are Opening Bookstores: "Our focus is on delivering literature to people who don’t know what they’re looking for, and maybe don’t even know it exists." (Lit Hub)
  • Scholastic and LitWorld to Launch LitCamp: a new summer reading program (GalleyCat)
  • After Orlando: Gay Love, a poem by Carol Ann Duffy:  Britain's Poet Laureate has written a tribute poem for the Orlando Shooting victims. (The Guardian)