atavist books

Today in Book News: Despite high hopes and executives with a record of success, Atavist Books didn’t last long. Less than a year after its launch, the multiplatform publisher has announced that it’s planning to close.

Also today in ebooks, the San Antonio International Airport is bringing the city’s public library straight to travelers. Jessica Soto of KSAT reports that the city introduced two digital kiosks Tuesday at which travelers can download books and music — and, yes, charge their electronics.

And Electric Literature has a handy literary map of Ireland, which dives into the ways that more than a dozen Irish writers, from W.B. Yeats to Colm Toibin, have expressed their mixed feelings on home.

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