Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 11/17/2018

News & Notes – 11/17/2018

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 Amazon’s Grand Search For 2nd Headquarters Ends With Split: NYC And D.C. Suburb (NPR; NBC also takes a look) The 2018 National Book… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/03/2018

News & Notes – 11/03/2018

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 To Kill a Mockingbird wins top spot in The Great American Read. The Outlander series, the Harry Potter series, Pride and Prejudice, and The Lord of… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/20/2018

News & Notes – 10/20/2018

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 Midnight Ink to close doors in August 2019, after its Spring/Summer 2019 season. (Publishers Weekly) Pam Stack of Authors on the Air posted… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/13/2018

News & Notes – 10/13/2018

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 National Book Award finalists were announced. The winners will be announced tomorrow (Oct. 14, 2018.) The deadline to vote for ‘The Great… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/06/2018

News & Notes – 10/06/2018

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 Amazon announced a $15 minimum wage for all US employees. Wages for UK workers will also increase. (CNN) Also, Wired has some thoughts on why…. Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/29/2018

News & Notes – 8/29/2018

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   News from the Book & Publishing World British and Irish Writers Condemn No-Deal Brexit, “warning of the impact of a no-deal Brexit on publishing and… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/18/2018

News & Notes – 8/18/2018

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 Trump lawyers threaten Simon & Schuster over imminent publication of Omorosa Manigault-Newman tell-all book (Publishers Weekly) ‘Spotify for Cookbooks’ Prepares to Launch (Publishers Weekly) Snakes… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/04/2018

News & Notes – 8/04/2018

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 Amazon Pulls Some Nazi-Themed, Offensive Items After Criticism, But Many Remain (NPR) This disturbs me on two counts. On the one hand, by… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/28/2018

News & Notes – 7/28/2018

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 Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient tablet engraved with 13 verses of the Odyssey, dating from the 3rd century CE. (The Guardian) ‘Lost chapters’… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/21/2018

News & Notes – 7/21/2018

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday links post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Amazon’s Prime Day Weathers Glitches, Strikes (Shelf Awareness) House Rejects Proposal to Cut NEA Funding by 15% The vote was heartening for… Read more »

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