We’ve done 99 of these book news posts now, so we thought it was time for something a little different. Instead of all the news that is actually happening we are posting all the book news we wish to happen this/the next year. Leave your wishful book news in the comments!
Amy Sherman-Palladino is working on a novel with David Lynch and it will be the scariest, funniest, weirdest, fast-talking thing you’ve ever experienced.
Erin Morgenstern has finished her second novel and we get to read it first!
We all find the next Harry Potter and can engulf ourselves in new world of fantasy for the next 10 years.
Professional reader becomes a solid career path.
In related news, books are now free for everyone, but at the same time authors, publishers, book sellers and other book related professionals can still earn a good living.
The Genre-wars have ended. David Mitchell and Ursula K. Le Guin have rallied to break down the barrier between Literature and Genre. Great job guys!
Everybody reads & writes diversely!
If you buy one version of a book (paperback/hardcover/audio etc.) you get all the other ones for free if you want this.
Publishers promise to never change cover design/book height/layout of a series of books while it’s still going. However, they do promise to make all of those pretty art-school editions of your favorite books and to pay those artists handsomely for it.
Rotterdam has become the literary hub. Authors from all over the world show up to do readings here and love to talk to their Dutch readers.
Books are not an obsolete medium and they will be printed till the end of humanity. Special thanks to Saskia van Ouden, who’s not a fan of e-readers.
Science invents a gravity-free book holder that ensures you never have to hold a heavy book every again. Instead it just floats near your head, making for perfect bedtime reading.
Taking a ‘reading-day’ is a valid excuse to call in sick from work or school or any other obligations.