Book News Roundup: November 7, 2014

winnie04rvIn this week’s adorable literary animal news, this is the “real” Winnie-the-Pooh.

Miriam Toewes won the Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize … it will be interesting to see if she can score another big win at Monday Night’s Giller Ceremony.

Tom Hanks is publishing a book of short stories.

In case you are wondering, eBook sales are slowing down and still lag behind print book sales, as illustrated by this infographic.

Katniss is heading to the stage!

And Lemony Snicket to Netflix!

Ann Patchett’s hilarious letter to the editor in the NYT about an incorrect grammatical sentence used to describe one of her books.

And speaking of grammar, these are some good tips! (You’ll love this one, Mom).

Happy weekend!

-Heidi

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