- Chicago chosen to house Obama library and presidential centre
- Justin Marozzi wins Royal Society of Literature’s Ondaatje prize for Baghdad: City of Peace, City of Blood – A History in Thirteen Centuries
- Computer game channels Keats, Shelley, and others to teach players to write
- BBC to air drama about Brontë sisters
- Rare book experts cite rise in thefts from heritage libraries
- “The problem is while books white men put out are portrayed as universally appealing, culture produced by women or people of color is seen as specific to their gender or racial identity”: Are your reading choices inherently sexist?