Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 12/02/2017

News & Notes – 12/02/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   This week’s News & Notes issue is a bit leaner than usual, because a) there wasn’t a lot of big news in the bookish world,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/25/2017

News & Notes – 11/25/2017

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 Darwin’s annotated copy of On the Origin of Species goes to auction (The Guardian) John Lewis plagiarism row gives Christmas sales boost to… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/18/2017

News & Notes – 11/18/2017

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 The 2017 National Book Awards winners were announced on Wednesday. NPR has the story, and a complete list of finalists and winners. Barnes &… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/11/2017

News & Notes – 11/11/2017

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 Canada’s Indigo Books and Music plans 3-5 stores in the US. (Financial Post) The stores carry a wider mix of items than large-format… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/04/2017

News & Notes – 11/04/2017

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 Waterstones owner exploring sale, debt refinancing (Shelf Awareness) The British bookshop chain is currently owned by Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut. The Fate of Bookstores… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/28/2017

News & Notes – 10/28/2017

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 Unseen Harper Lee letters give intimate view of To Kill a Mockingbird author (The Guardian) Whole Foods Adds Nearly $1.3 Billion to Amazon (Publishers… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/21/2017

News & Notes – 10/21/2017

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 Man Booker Prize goes to George Saunders’s Lincoln in the Bardo (The Guardian) It’s the second year in a row that an American novel has… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/14/2017

News & Notes – 10/14/2017

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 Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel prize in literature 2017 (The Guardian) Hachette folding Weinstein Books in wake of Harvey Weinstein sexual harrassment/assault scandal. (Shelf… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/30/2017

News & Notes – 9/30/2017

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 Hamilton Mania Inspires the Library of Congress to Put 12,000 Alexander Hamilton Documents Online (Open Culture) School librarian rejects First Lady’s donation of… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/23/2017

News & Notes – 9/23/2017

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 Navajo Student Wins Highest National Honor for Young Poets (Indian Country Today) The article includes an interview with the poet, Kinsale Hueston. You can read… Read more »

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