Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 5/27/2017

News & Notes – 5/27/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News White House Proposed Closing the National Endowment for Humanities in Fall 2017. (Book Riot) And in what is no doubt a related move, the NEH Chair Resigns… (Publishers… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/20/17

News & Notes – 5/20/17

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News New World Fantasy Award Design Has Been Revealed! (Tor.com) The previous statue depicted H. P. Lovecraft, a problematic choice given his overt racism. The… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/06/2017

News & Notes – 5/06/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News The 2016 Agatha Award winners are out! Louise Penny’s A Great Reckoning (Contemporary Novel); The Reek of Red Herrings by Catriona McPherson (Historical Novel); The Semester of Our Discontent by… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/22/2017

News & Notes – 4/22/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News The Man Booker International Prize shortlist was announced Thursday. And you can read excerpts from reviews of each book at The Guardian. Bill O’Reilly’s publisher stands… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/15/2017

News & Notes – 4/15/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News The ALA announced the Top Ten Challenged Books of 2016. They include several books challenged because they feature LGBT characters (including two books about transgender… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/25/2017

News & Notes – 3/25/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Outrage as Belarus arrests authors, publishers in crackdown. (The Guardian) New bill would let presidents appoint the Register of Copyrights. Currently, that authority rests in the Librarian… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/18/2017

News & Notes – 3/18/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News In Face of NEA Cuts, Small Presses Worry About Their Futures (Publishers Weekly) Librarians Vow to Fight Trump on Funding Cuts to libraries. (Publishers Weekly)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/11/2017

News & Notes – 3/11/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Harlequin Launches Hanover Square Press, an imprint for “general fiction, narrative history, journalism, and memoir.” (Publishers Weekly) “Hachette’s New Clothes” explores Hachette’s acquisition of ebook… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/04/2017

News & Notes – 3/04/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Unemployed Aboriginal poet surprised by $165K Windham-Campbell Prize (NPR Books; more from The Guardian) Barnes & Noble Still Searching for ‘Magic Bullet’ to Stop Sales Slide (Publishers… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/25/2017

News & Notes – 2/25/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Walt Whitman’s lost novel The Life and Adventures of Jack Engle found.  (The Guardian) Oxford English Dictionaries add “clicktivism” and “haterade” as new words for angry… Read more »

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