News: Literary Recap Jan. 10-16, 2013
2013-01-16 21:30:PM ago by nicole.boyce
Already planning your post-parka reading list? Quill & Quire looks at upcoming Canadian non-fiction, short fiction and poetry in its annual Spring Preview.
Kickstarter has become a significant force in the publishing industry, raising over $15 million for publishing projects in 2012. Following one book’s progress, The Domino Project asks whether Kickstarter really works.
In a crushing blow to Transformers toys everywhere, McDonald’s plans to swap books for trinkets in its UK Happy Meals. The change stands to make McDonald’s the UK’s largest distributor of children’s books.
Contemplating your mortality? The New York Times looks at beyond-the-grave tweeting while Jeffery Eugenides argues for a posthumous perspective.