Lit List: Wednesday July 6, 2016

 Pablo Neruda (Source: Wikipedia)

Pablo Neruda (Source: Wikipedia)

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

  • 'This is a Women's Story': Revitalizing the World's Oldest Library: Aziza Chaouni helps the public gain access to ancient Moroccan manuscripts. (Hazlitt)
  • President Barack Obama Praises Elie Wiesel: The president (among other big names) acknowledges Elie Wiesel after his passing. (GalleyCat
  • Yves Bonnefoy, Pre-Eminent French Poet, Dies at 93: French poet deemed “one of the greatest poets of the 20th century” has passed away.  (The NY Times)
  • Judith Kerr awarded lifetime achievement prize at London zoo: Children's author receives prize where inspiration was initially felt. (The Guardian
  • FSG Sees Spike in Wiesel Sales: The death of Elie Wiesel causes an increase in Night sales. (Publishers Weekly
  • Pablo Neruda Wrote Me a Poem: Recovered work from the acclaimed Chilean poet. (The New Yorker
  • Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2016 Book Preview: A list of upcoming releases made up of 9,000 words and 92 titles. (The Millions
  • Paramount Pictures to Create a Clifford the Big Red Dog Film Adaptation: Based on Norman Bridwell’s beloved children's picture book series. (GalleyCat)
  • Jonah Lehrer says he's sorry, again: A previously named plagiarist seeks forgiveness once more.  (Poynter)
  • We’ve Got Nothing to Lose: Emily Books Is Disrupting Publishing as Usual: Emily Books co-founders are launching a new imprint with Minneapolis-based publisher Coffee House Press. (Brooklyn Magazine