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Scottish artist Katie Paterson’s Future Library is a century-long project that will commission a writer every year from 2014 to 2114 to contribute a new work to an unpublished collection. The anthology will be published in 2114 from the 1,000 trees planted outside of Oslo.
Help the Guardian fill in the missing minutes on its 24-Hour literary clock here!
Edward Nawotka describes a party in Berlin at which several US publishers learn of the Hachette acquisition of Perseus Distribution, noting that the tone of the party “went suddenly glum as [they] learned they would suddenly have a new distributor.” Read more at Publishingperspectives.com.
James Patterson is offering grants of up to £5,000 to independent booksellers living in the shadow of online retail giants. Through his donations, he aims to especially increase the accessibility of local independent booksellers to children across the UK and Ireland. Read more at TheGuardian.com.
Barnes & Noble is splitting its Nook division from its regular retail divisions, forming a new public company that can be dedicated to its further development. Read more here at Startribune.com.
A new coalition between groups advocating for early literacy and the American Academy of Pediatrics has led to an initiative to provide more families with the means to regularly read to their children. Read more here at CSmonitor.com.
Haruki Murakami’s new Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and the Year of His Pilgrimage will be packaged with a sheet of stickers in Australia to allow readers to design their own cover!
Listen to librarian Nancy Pearl outline a summer reading map that will take you off the beaten trail here at NPR.org.