Boknyheter #69

I denne mandagsspalten finner du større eller mindre nyhetssaker som på et eller annet vis har noe å gjøre med bøkenes verden. Alle boknyhetene jeg har skrevet om finner du her.

VIDA Count 2013

VIDA Count 2013

VIDA Count 2013 er offentliggjort. VIDA holder oversikt over kjønnsfordeling innen litteraturen.

– Ukjente vandaler i Tokyo har reist fra bibliotek til bibliotek og systematisk ødelagt utgaver av Anne Franks dagbok.

Her er historien om 90 år gamle Socorro Ramos, som åpnet bokhandelen sin under andre verdenskrig.

Boka er i ferd med å forsvinne i Zimbabwe.

– Bok & Media skifter navn til Vivo bokhandel.

– Den kjente forfatteren og professoren Leif GW Person sliter med store smerter.

Hvorfor er så mange berømte forfattere også berømte drankere?

– Er det OK å bruke og dikte videre på virkelige personer i skjønnlitteraturen?

Der tradisjonell publisering og selvpublisering møtes.

– Hvilke bøker blir klassikere i fremtiden? 21 forfattere har talt.

– … og hvilke bøker bør vi slutte å kalle klassikere?

– Det er på tide å dokumentere og ta vare på Rwandas historie gjennom bøker, skriver Stephen Mugisha.

Divergent-sminke. Foto via huffingtonpost.com.

Nå kan du snart kjøpe Divergent-sminke.

Franske politikere er opprørte over en ny barnebok.

– Det er 16 år siden Jo Nesbø ga ut Harry Hole-bok nummer 2, Kakerlakkene. Nå ligger den på bestselgerlista i USA.

– 9 ting tv-serien House of Cards har lånt av Shakespeare.

– Den tyske suksessforfatteren Daniel Kehlmann mener det finnes altfor mange dårlige bøker om andre verdenskrig.

–  «Hvad er litteraturens rolle i offentligheden, og hvornår er det legitimt at fremsætte en kritik?»

– British Library henger opp maleri av Hilary Mantel – og det er modig.

– Mysteriet om den uleselige boka er løst.

Derfor blir du egentlig aldri helt ferdig med ei bok.

– Disse åtte bøkene har flotte kvinnelige protagonister som hadde fortjent sine egne bøker.

En ny studie viser at litteraturpriser gjør bøker mindre populære.

– Har du Downton Abbey-abstinenser? Prøv en av disse bøkene.

Nedgangen fortsetter for britiske, uavhengige bokhandler.

Wikipedia i bokform.

Hvorfor er akademiske verk så akademiske?

– Kiev venter på våren, sier forfatteren Andrey Kurkov.

Derfor er en lang togtur bra for forfattere.

Om sensur i Russland.

2 Responses to “Boknyheter #69”


  1. 1 Hedda februar 24, 2014, kl. 21:58

    Her var det mange spennende lenker! Tusen takk!


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