The Feminine Mystique Turns Fifty, Scholar Sues Arthur Conan Doyle Estate, and More

by Melissa Faliveno

Daily News

Posted 2.19.13

Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique was published fifty years ago today. (Huffington Post)

And on the subject of feminism, while two-time Man Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel remains under tabloid fire for her recent critique of the media and Kate Middleton, the Guardian digs a little deeper

A Sherlock Holmes scholar is suing the Arthur Conan Doyle estate in an attempt to bring Holmes and Watson to the public domain. (GalleyCat)

Publishers Weekly editor Judith Rosen breaks down the burgeoning digital marketplace for used e-books

Emily Temple gives readers a sneak peek into the personal bookshelves of the Flavorwire staff

And while you're at Flavorwire, check out Alison Nastasi's collection of statements from twenty-five writers on the importance of libraries

Tolstoy’s War and Peace will be adapted into a six-part BBC television series. (Telegraph)

Ploughshares interviews Regin Igloria, visual artist, bookbinder, and founder of the Chicago-based North Branch Project, which turns pizza boxes into books.

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