Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 9/26/15

News & Notes – 9/26/15

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 Banned Books Week starts Sunday, and bannedbooksweek.org has ideas and resources. Also, scroll down for a bunch of banned books lists. The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/19/15

News & Notes – 9/19/15

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 September is Libary Card Sign-Up Month (ALA) Tennessee mom calls Henrietta Lacks book “pornographic”; seeks to have it banned from school. (LA Times) Just in time for… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/12/15

News & Notes – 9/12/15

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 Banned Books Week will run Sept. 27 to Oct. 3 this year. Check out the list of frequently challenged books to plan your BBW reading,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/05/15

News & Notes – 9/05/15

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff. I haven’t posted News & Notes in several weeks due to being out of town, so about half of these links are more than a week old… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/15/15

News & Notes – 8/15/15

Book News Reading Rainbow: Hoping to Build Lifelong Readers Through Licensing (Publishers Weekly) Authors Guild suggests “Authors, Keep Your Copyrights. You Earned Them.” While many trade publishers assign copyright to the author, many university presses do not, which leaves scholarly authors in a bind when it comes to reusing material… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/01/15

News & Notes – 8/01/15

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff. It’s a light week this week; I’ve been busier than usual and haven’t had much time to surf the web. But here are a few links… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/25/15

News & Notes – 7/25/15

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 Publisher plans no future editions of Cosby bio (AP via Washington Post) New Survey Shows eBook Buyers in the UK Outnumber Pirates By Fourteen… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/18/15

News & Notes – 7/18/15

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 Leading authors call for [U.S.] government probe of Amazon’s ‘damaging’ power. (The Guardian) The lawyer, the lockbox, and the lost novel: Harper Lee book… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/11/15

News & Notes – 7/11/15

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 first chapter of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman was released on Friday morning. It’s printed in full at both The Wall Street… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/04/15

News & Notes – 7/04/15

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 Apple Loses Appeal; E-Book Decision Is Upheld (Publishers Weekly) The OED adds about 500 new words, including cisgender, jeggings, and twerk. Read about some… Read more »

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