Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 6/27/15

News & Notes – 6/27/15

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 ALA 2015: On a Historic Day, Roberta Kaplan Delivers a Powerful Keynote (Publishers Weekly) Charleston library renamed in honour of church shootings victim Cynthia… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/06/15

News & Notes – 6/06/15

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 Miramax Faces Lawsuit for Mr. Holmes movie. (GalleyCat) The Conan Doyle estate is suing the film company as well as Mitch Cullin (the author… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/09/15

News & Notes – 5/09/15

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 Over 100 stories & letters by Mark Twain uncovered by scholars. They were written while Twain was a journalist in San Francisco. (To clarify,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/02/15

News & Notes – 5/02/15

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 Harper Lee sets up nonprofit company to keep play about To Kill a Mockingbird running. (Huffington Post) Pres. Obama wants to bring ebooks to… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/25/14

News & Notes – 4/25/14

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 2015 Puliter Prize list is out. All the Light We Cannot See (Anthony Doerr) won the fiction prize. The 2015 PEN Literary Awards… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/18/15

News & Notes – 4/18/15

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 HarperCollins and Amazon have come to an agreement, and the publisher (like several others) will henceforth control prices on its ebooks. So we can… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/11/15

News & Notes – 4/11/15

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 More on the HarperCollins/Amazon story: HC has notified multiple retailers that “it will be returning to a full agency model for e-book sales next… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/04/15

News & Notes – 4/04/15

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 Alamaba [officially] closes its Harper Lee investigation. Verdict? There’s no evidence of abuse or neglect. (LA Times) BookRiot & the Harry Potter Alliance sponsor… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/28/15

News & Notes – 3/28/15

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 Seattle Public Library locations designated “Safe Place” for teens, joining a network of such sites in the county. Libraries: more than just books. (School… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/21/15

News & Notes – 3/21/15

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 Cervantes’ remains discovered in the crypt of a Madrid convent, 4 centuries after his death. (The Guardian) Rakuten to buy Overdrive for $410 million… Read more »

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