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Your weekly links to interesting stories from the world of libraries and archives, books and publishing, and information science.

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Politics and libraries: “It Is Becoming Impossible to Remain Neutral.

The Man Booker International Prize 2017 shortlist has been announced.

This is What a Modern-Day Witch Hunt Looks Like”: Academia and the fallout from unpopular and dangerous scholarship.

Ben Lerner on the porous boundaries between literature, truth, and plagiarism.

The New York Public Library created a list of their favourite fictional librarians.