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Books & Publishing

Indigo being pushed further away from bookselling as sales slide | Canada.com
Indigo Books and Music Inc. shares plunged to their lowest price in more than a year on Wednesday, a day after the national retailer reported a $10-million loss and plans to suspend its dividend.

For This Iconic Bookstore, Digital Isn’t Just a Footnote | Mashable. Discussing The Strand’s digital and social strategy.

Teen Poet Sparks New Debate on Islam in Denmark | WSJ
Hassan – the 18-year-old son of Palestinian immigrants who are Muslims – is now creating his own brand of controversy in Islamic circles and elsewhere with a new book of poetry that was published in Denmark last month. The writing student’s self-titled book contains around 150 poems, many of which are severely critical of the religious environment he grew up in.

EW has  bracket to discover the best YA novel of all time. Vote: What is the best YA novel of all time? Round two | EW. Also see: EW asks: What’s the best YA novel of all time? Also Voting for Goodreads Choice Awards Now Open | LitReactor

Music & Film