Lit List: Wednesday June 22, 2016

  • In celebration of Frankenstein entering its 200th anniversary a new illustrated edition will be released. (Flavorwire)
  • E-book readers are receiving credit due to the antitrust case. (GalleyCat)
  • Unesco lists Exeter Book among 'world's principle cultural artefacts': An Anglo-Saxon poetry anthology from the 10th century has been deemed “the foundation volume of English literature.” (The Guardian)
  • New Edition of 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' Book to Be Published in 2017:  J.K. Rowling's "magical zoology textbook" will be released next year and will benefit Comic Relief. (GalleyCat)
  • Lisa McInerney's 'astounding' debut novel wins Desmond Elliott prize: Two weeks after winning the Baileys prize for women's fiction, Lisa McInery's The Glorious Heresies wins again. (The Guardian
  • Executives announced that the company that has produced Nicholas Sparks' book adaptations is shutting down. (GalleyCat)
  • From shelfies to BookTube, publishers embrace video: Book publishers are turning to YouTube to gain popularity for their newest titles. (USA Today)