Footnotes, April 2023: Book links from around the web
At The Reading List, we’re trainspotters when it comes to interesting book links, and here are a number that caught our eye.
- An unpublished novel by Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez will be released in 2024.
- Writer Neil Gaiman has released his first music album Signs of Life – ‘an eclectic blend of classical and indie rock tunes with poetry and prose’.
- Kurt Vonnegut’s advice to college graduates – and why it still matters today.
- China has reveal it has arrested a Taiwan-based publisher on ‘security grounds’. Li Yanhe, who uses the pen name Fucha, published books critical of Beijing.
- Good news! A study in the UK and Ireland has found that children read almost 25% more books last year.
- Matthew Perry will remove ‘stupid’ and ‘mean’ references to Keanu Reeves in future editions of his memoir.
- A right-wing crusade against Shakespeare has reared its ugly head again.
- Never too late: over-50s in the UK are being encouraged to write fiction by a new prize for a debut novel.
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