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Friday News: Violence against women in GoT, digitizing backlists, 19th C literary reviews, and book trailers

Friday News: Violence against women in GoT, digitizing backlists, 19th C...

George R.R. Martin explains why there’s violence against women on Game of Thrones – In which George R.R. Martin uses the history excuse to explain the violence against women in his work. Because even though he writes about dragons, which… more

Thursday News: Lambda Literary Awards, ghostwriting the Hardy Boys, self-expression v. high school graduation, and coffee art

Thursday News: Lambda Literary Awards, ghostwriting the Hardy Boys, self-expression v....

Lambda Literary Awards laud best gay, lesbian and transgender books – Monday night marked the 27th Lambda Literary Awards ceremony, hosted by Kate Clinton. The awards are divided into a wide range of categories, honoring genres such as poetry, memoir,… more

Wednesday News: SCOTUS on criminal threats, Google Photos, whitewashing Hawaii, and a history of the tampon

Wednesday News: SCOTUS on criminal threats, Google Photos, whitewashing Hawaii, and...

Supreme Court Overturns Conviction in Online Threats Case, Citing Intent – Although this opinion was released on Monday, I wanted the chance to skim the opinion before reporting on it, in part because the decision was being received as failing… more