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August 12, 2017
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August 13, 2017 03:07 PM PDT
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This week: Comic legend George Perez receives the Eisner award, children’s authors are sharing refugee stories, what is a programmatic analyst?, books are swearing more than they used to, the New York Public Library has two rooms designated as landmarks, UK poets are honoring dialects for National Poetry Day, and the Hugo Awards were announced. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

This episode is sponsored by American Presidents at War, a new nonfiction scholarly review by Thomas P. Athridge. Now available for preorder at market.aois21.com.

It is also sponsored by the Walk to End Alzheimers’, this October on the National Mall. Support aois21’s walk at alz.org/goto/aois21/ and help us #SaveTheStories.

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.

August 5, 2017
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August 06, 2017 03:23 PM PDT
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This week: Rebecca Blunt is a real screenwriter, honest; a complaint has been filed against the Iowa Writers Workshop; has a Netflix adaptation of a YA novel increased suicides?; the next Star Wars has a new cowriter; the former FBI director has a book deal; a Drag Queen has been blocked from reading to children; and JK Rowling is the world’s highest-paid author. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

This episode is sponsored by American Presidents at War, a new nonfiction scholarly review by Thomas P. Athridge. Now available for preorder at market.aois21.com.

It is also sponsored by the Walk to End Alzheimers’, this October on the National Mall. Support aois21’s walk at alz.org/goto/aois21/ and help us #SaveTheStories.

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.

July 29, 2017
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July 30, 2017 11:01 AM PDT
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This week: an Iranian author has been denied a UK visa, the next Games of Thrones book may be out in 2018, Publishers have stepped up to help a UK school, Google has an intellectual property problem, the Village Voice staff is fighting for its rights, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos was briefly the richest person in the world, and an actress is launching a new digital media company. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
This episode is sponsored by American Presidents at War, a new nonfiction scholarly review by Thomas P. Athridge. Now available for preorder at market.aois21.com.
It is also sponsored by the Walk to End Alzheimers’, this October on the National Mall. Support aois21’s walk at alz.org/goto/aois21/ and help us #SaveTheStories.
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.

July 22, 2017
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July 23, 2017 10:01 AM PDT
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This week: James Comey is shopping a book, but it's not a tell-all, the U.K. Government is urged to support freelancers, publishers are all in on VR even if the public isn't, two new Harry Potter books are coming this fall, a reporter has broken the silence at the White House, is American English devouring British English?, and Russia has some complaints with Google. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

This episode is sponsored by "American Presidents at War," a new nonfiction scholarly review by Thomas P. Athridge. Now available for preorder at market.aois21.com.

It is also sponsored by the Walk to End Alzheimers’, this October on the National Mall. Support aois21’s walk at alz.org/goto/aois21/ and help us #SaveTheStories.

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.

July 15, 2017
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July 16, 2017 05:38 PM PDT
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This week: you can crowd fund a comic created by Trans artists, the accuracy of historical markers, Goop the magazine is coming, a slice of Penguin Random House has sold for $1 billion, UK man was arrested with a controversial book, just how many books did Milo Yiannopoulus sell?, and a new bookstore in DC will honor a slain journalist. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
This episode is sponsored by American Presidents at War, a new nonfiction scholarly review by Thomas P. Athridge. Now available for preorder at market.aois21.com.
It is also sponsored by the Walk to End Alzheimers’, this October on the National Mall. Support aois21’s walk at alz.org/goto/aois21/ and help us #SaveTheStories.
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.

July 8, 2017
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July 09, 2017 06:06 PM PDT
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This week: how Supreme Court cases are effecting libraries, Sony is pressing records again, Amazon is drawing publishers with a new device, NPR drew some unexpected ire on Twitter, there is peace in Middle Earth and at the casino, a new Maurice Sendak book has been found, and the possible largest bookstore in the world has opened in an unlikely place. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.

This episode is sponsored by American Presidents at War, a new nonfiction scholarly review by Thomas P. Athridge. Now available for preorder at market.aois21.com. It is also sponsored by Will This be on the Final?, the second poetry collection by Bianca Palmisano. Built on her experiences studying abroad, it is now available in paperback from Lulu.com. Find it everywhere eBooks are sold including media.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 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.

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