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June 24, 2017
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June 24, 2017 10:22 PM PDT
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This week: a British author has been honored by the Queen, the New York Times discusses moderating comments sections, two Americans have won the Carnegie and Greenaway prizes, publishers are coming to the defense of Greenpeace, police in Benghazi are burning books, Emma Watson is hiding books around Paris, and a book full of blank pages is a bestseller on Amazon, again. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
This episode is sponsored by Virginia Comicon, coming up July 8th and 9th on the VCU campus in Richmond, VA. aois21 will be on hand with aois21 titles and new merchandise and we’ll be interviewing cosplayers about the stories behind their elaborate gear. Visit events.aois21.com for more information.
It is also sponsored by American Presidents at War, a new nonfiction scholarly review by Thomas P. Athridge. Now available for preorder at market.aois21.com
Literally This Week is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, Google Play, TuneIn, Podomatic, and media.aois21.com.
For news during the week, follow @aois21 on Twitter.
You can now support this podcast either by buying an ad through Advertisecast, or on the aois21 page on Patreon.
If there’s a story we missed, tweet to us with the #literallythisweek and we’ll check it out.

June 17, 2017
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June 18, 2017 09:08 PM PDT
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This week: Singapore’s library board has pulled a controversial book series, Canada is reviving a lost language through film, a Shakespeare performance has caused outrage, there’s a new U.S. Poet Laureate, the Man Booker Prize was announced, the first review of Milo Yiannopolous Dangerous is out, and there’s a new non fiction award for self published authors. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
This episode is sponsored by Will this be on the Final?, the second poetry collection by Bianca Palmisano. Available soon in print from Lulu.com.
It is also sponsored by American Presidents at War, a new nonfiction scholarly review by Thomas P. Athridge. Now available for preorder at market.aois21.com
Literally This Week is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, Google Play, TuneIn, Podomatic, and media.aois21.com.
For news during the week, follow @aois21 on Twitter.
You can now support this podcast either by buying an ad through Advertisecast, or on the aois21 page on Patreon.
If there’s a story we missed, tweet to us with the #literallythisweek and we’ll check it out.

June 10, 2017
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June 12, 2017 09:49 PM PDT
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This week: the works of Marquez are being translated in Arabic, a century old lit mag is reborn, Al Jazeera is accused of supporting terrorism, Bob Dylan gave his Nobel lecture, celebrities are becoming storytellers-in-chief, you can read for free on the New York City Subway, and Russia has convicted the Ukrainian Librarian for extremism. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
This episode is sponsored by Will this be on the Final?, the second poetry collection by Bianca Palmisano. Available soon in print from Lulu.com.
It is also sponsored by HIVE: Battle at the Dog Star, the second book in the HIVE Series by James D. King. Find HIVE in paperback from Lulu and wherever eBooks are sold, including market.aois21.com
Literally This Week is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, Google Play, TuneIn, Podomatic, and media.aois21.com.
For news during the week, follow @aois21 on Twitter.
You can now support this podcast either by buying an ad through Advertisecast, or on the aois21 page on Patreon.
If there’s a story we missed, tweet to us with the #literallythisweek and we’ll check it out.

June 3, 2017
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June 04, 2017 01:58 PM PDT
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This week: Neil Gaiman has been challenged to read a menu, a novel from 1985 is topping bestseller lists, is this the year of the blockbuster novel?, the Baltimore Book Festival dropped a controversial author, the National Willa Cather Center has opened, Europe is dropping taxes on eBooks, and the German Government has passed an Open Data act. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
This episode is sponsored by Will this be on the Final?, the second poetry collection by Bianca Palmisano. Available soon in print from Lulu.com.
It is also sponsored by “Dating” as told by the Modern Whore by Aylin Vega. This sexual memoir skirts the edges of risqué as Vega shares her own sexual adventures. Find “Dating” across the web as an eBook or in paperback from Lulu.com.
Literally This Week is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, Google Play, TuneIn, Podomatic, and media.aois21.com.
For news during the week, follow @aois21 on Twitter.
You can now support this podcast either by buying an ad through Advertisecast, or on the aois21 page on Patreon.
If there’s a story we missed, tweet to us with the #literallythisweek and we’ll check it out.

May 25, 2017
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May 28, 2017 09:34 PM PDT
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This week: the public may be experiencing Trump Fatigue, Indie Presses are stepping up in New Mexico, are the keyboard’s days numbered?, Amazon Bookstores are coming to LA, there’s a new book genre, a bookstore is opening to honor a slain journalist, and a Chinese book chain celebrates 80 years. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
This episode is sponsored by Will this be on the Final?, the second poetry collection by Bianca Palmisano. Available soon in print from Lulu.com.
It is also sponsored by “Dating” as told by the Modern Whore by Aylin Vega. This sexual memoir skirts the edges of risqué as Vega shares her own sexual adventures. Find “Dating” across the web as an eBook or in paperback from Lulu.com.
Literally This Week is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, Google Play, TuneIn, Podomatic, and media.aois21.com.
For news during the week, follow @aois21 on Twitter.
You can now support this podcast either by buying an ad through Advertisecast, or on the aois21 page on Patreon.
If there’s a story we missed, tweet to us with the #literallythisweek and we’ll check it out.

May 6, 2017
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May 07, 2017 09:34 AM PDT
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This week: saving a library in Timbuktu, the secrets of ghostwriters, the last wishes of a departed writer are being optioned for a movie, Hollywood writers may not be going on strike, how an indie publisher is shaking up Twitter, the rise of comic book biographies, and Librarians storm Capitol Hill. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
This episode is sponsored by the Gaithersburg Book Festival. Come one, come all May 20th to Gaithersburg, MD and celebrate the power of the written word. Several authors will be on hand and the event will be broadcast on C-SPAN’s BookTV. To find out more visit www.gaithersburgbookfestival.org.
It is also sponsored by “Dating” as told by the Modern Whore by Aylin Vega. This sexual memoir skirts the edges of risqué as Vega shares her own sexual adventures. Find “Dating” across the web as an eBook or in paperback from Lulu.com.
Literally This Week is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, Google Play, TuneIn, Podomatic, and media.aois21.com.
For news during the week, follow @aois21 on Twitter.
You can now support this podcast either by buying an ad through Advertisecast, or on the aois21 page on Patreon.
If there’s a story we missed, tweet to us with the #literallythisweek and we’ll check it out.

April 29, 2017
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April 30, 2017 08:51 AM PDT
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This week: the 44-year battle to resurrect the Globe Theatre, James Bond is getting a back story in comics, Wikipedia is taking on fake news, San Diego libraries are cutting back, Copyright Reform has passed the House, If you read a lot you may be the best lover, and Indies are on the rise for Independent Bookstore Day. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
This episode is sponsored by Will This Be on the Final? by Bianca Palmisano. The second poetry collection by Palmisano is now available as an eBook and will be available in print soon from Lulu.com. Visit aois21.com for more information.
It is also sponsored by “Dating” as told by the Modern Whore by Aylin Vega. This sexual memoir skirts the edges of risqué as Vega shares her own sexual adventures. Find “Dating” across the web as an eBook or in paperback from Lulu.com.
Literally This Week is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, Google Play, TuneIn, Podomatic, and media.aois21.com.
For news during the week, follow @aois21 on Twitter.
You can now support this podcast either by buying an ad through Advertisecast, or on the aois21 page on Patreon.
If there’s a story we missed, tweet to us with the #literallythisweek and we’ll check it out.

April 22, 2017
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April 23, 2017 06:19 PM PDT
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This week: A Maryland Country is losing their longtime Librarian, Are Parents learning poetry?, The rise of blank books, News publishers are using Apple News more, A Self Published author has offered a prize for readers, Bill O’Reilly’s publisher is standing pat, and Twitter has struck a deal to stay on in Russia. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
This episode is sponsored by Will This Be on the Final? by Bianca Palmisano. The second poetry collection by Palmisano is now available as an eBook and will be available in print soon from Lulu.com. Visit aois21.com for more information.
It is also sponsored by “Dating” as told by the Modern Whore by Aylin Vega. This sexual memoir skirts the edges of risqué as Vega shares her own sexual adventures. Find “Dating” across the web as an eBook or in paperback from Lulu.com.
Literally This Week is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, Google Play, TuneIn, Podomatic, and media.aois21.com.
For news during the week, follow @aois21 on Twitter.
You can now support this podcast either by buying an ad through Advertisecast, or on the aois21 page on Patreon.
If there’s a story we missed, tweet to us with the #literallythisweek and we’ll check it out.

April 15, 2017
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April 16, 2017 08:53 PM PDT
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This week: Louisiana’s archives are at risk, Indie bookstores in the UK have been awarded, the Pulitzer Prizes have been announced, We’ve got the Top Ten Challenged books of 2016, A new ALA President has been elected, Margaret Atwood tells how her novel isn’t that fictional, and a new conglomerate is producing audiobooks. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
This episode is sponsored by the Kensington Day of the Book. Sunday, April 23rd from 11 to 4 in Kensington, Maryland. Come out to see live musical performances, local authors, exhibitors, and other literary events. Visit www.dayofthebook.com for more information.
It is also brought to you by Sexed Vexed Perplexed Live! This Thursday at 10 pm ET, Aylin Vega will be live on WDLS Internet Radio at WDLSradio.net to take your questions and offer advice. Tweet @themodernwhore to ask your questions beforehand or call in after 10!
Literally This Week is available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, Google Play, TuneIn, Podomatic, and media.aois21.com.
For news during the week, follow @aois21 on Twitter.
You can now support this podcast either by buying an ad through Advertisecast, or on the aois21 page on Patreon.
If there’s a story we missed, tweet to us with the #literallythisweek and we’ll check it out.

April 8, 2017
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April 09, 2017 03:11 PM PDT
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This week: Bob Dylan has finally received his Nobel Prize, there’s now a doomsday vault for data, George Takei is writing a graphic novel, the Webby Awards nominees have been announced, Amazon Books is coming to New York, there is now a wheel of old book smells, and there’s a reason audiobooks are on the rise. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
This episode is sponsored by the Kensington Day of the Book. Sunday, April 23rd from 11 to 4 in Kensington, Maryland. Come out to see live musical performances, local authors, exhibitors, and other literary events. Visit www.dayofthebook.com for more information.
It is also brought to you by “Dating” as Told by the Modern Whore by Aylin Vega. The collection of Aylin’s sexual adventures is now available in paperback from Lulu.com. Pick up your copy today! #BetterThan50Shades
Literally This Week is available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, Google Play, TuneIn, Podomatic, and media.aois21.com.
For news during the week, follow @aois21 on Twitter.
You can now support this podcast either by buying an ad through Advertisecast, or on the aois21 page on Patreon.
If there’s a story we missed, tweet to us with the #literallythisweek and we’ll check it out.

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