Book News for the Week of December 19-23
In case you've been too busy getting last-minute holiday errands done, here's what you missed in the world of books this week:
Publishers Weekly says that book sales are lackluster this holiday season.
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Hyperallergic's Claire Voon chronicles the preservation and recent restoration of medieval wall murals at Stratford-Upon-Avon thanks in part to William Shakespeare's father.
Clare Ansberry at the Wall Street Journal explores the origins of the holiday carol "Winter Wonderland."
Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith. public domain