books

African literary prizes are contested — but writers’ groups are reshaping them

Africa’s biggest prizes are awarded by foreign territories

Books: why the Internet hasn’t killed them off

Your book carries on living just by staying on your shelf because you talk about it, remember it, and refer to it in conversation

What big data can tell us about how a book becomes a best-seller

How does a book become a best-seller, and which types of books are more likely to make the list?

Remembering Roy Gold, Who was Not Excessively Interested in Books

I felt a giddying thrill at the very idea: the consummate delinquency, the shameless delight taken in such an articulate and extended act of vandalism.