Email digest: Wednesday 7 August 2013

This is a digest of our Twitter feed that we email out most Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Sign up here for free if you’d like it emailed to you.

Events

The Ladies’ Litera-Tea on Sunday 25 August looks delicious!

Check out the programme of events for next month’s Going West Books and Writers Weekend here


Book News

BiteTheBook Guest Post: Why bookstores are the future, not the past by Chris Allen

Congratulations to the authors and publishers shortlisted for the 2013 Davitt Awards (for Australian female crime writers)

New Releases

Just got the first two books in the new ‘New Zealand Girl’ chapter book series by Penguin Books. Looking good.

A different sort of alphabet book…

Author Interview
Q&A with Fiona McFarlane, author of The Night Guest

From around the internet
Charity book bins earn social enterprise award. A brilliant idea!

Joy Cowley publishes Whitby schoolgirl’s book about imagination.

Women critics helped make the NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS great—and it needs to start publishing them again

Book backing, it’s the best. Both Duffy Books and Hue & Cry have met their targets on PledgeMe recently

Early Short Story by Stieg Larsson to Be Published | NYT

Our CEO Lincoln Gould’s grandson reading on the way home from school…