This Week in Books: July 22, 2011

Posted on: July 22nd, 2011 by Lori

With the collapse of Borders books in the States this week, the future of booksellers has been brought up again. However, things are positive in Canada and there are some interesting things afoot in the book world.

Poetry anyone? Rogers Cup names a poet-in-residence – Globe & Mail
The weird, wonderful and wicked world of bugs –
How Harry Potter rewrote the book on reading – Globe & Mail
Edmonton author Gloria Sawai dies at 78 –
Kobo issues statement about Borders liquidation – Quill & Quire
British Library aims to buy 7th century St. Cuthbert Gospel –
Good Luck, Memory – The Millions
Book rescue attracts film-maker’s interest –
Could you make it up? Phone hacking in literature – The Guardian
Haruki Murakami’s ‘1Q84’: The first words – The LosĀ AngelesĀ Times


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