Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 8/13/16

News & Notes – 8/13/16

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 Mass Merchants Feel the Love from ‘Cursed Child’. (Publishers Weekly) And total sales in the first week topped 3.3 million copies. (GalleyCat) Rikers Island gets unofficial New York Public… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/06/16

News & Notes – 8/06/16

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 Goodreads’ new homepage design rolled out this week. (Goodreads blog) The Man Booker Prize longlist for 2016 was announced. (Man Booker Prize) Writers Organizations Condemn… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/23/16

News & Notes – 7/23/16

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 Harry Potter fans less likely to favor Trump, says a University of Pennsylvania study. (Politico) National Coloring Book Day is Tuesday, Aug. 2. You can celebrate by… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/16/16

News & Notes – 7/16/16

NeilNews & 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 Carla Hayden approved as new Librarian of Congress (NPR) Barnes & Noble to Sell Self-Published Books in Stores. As in, actual print copies. There are… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/09/16

News & Notes – 7/09/16

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 Four unseen Beatrix Potter drawings found at Melford Hall, a National Trust property in Suffolk. (The Guardian) You can also read more about the drawings… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/02/16

News & Notes – 7/02/16

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 Litsy is a new social media app for readers. I don’t think it will replace Goodreads, especially since the app is only available for iOS… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/18/16

News & Notes – 6/18/16

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 Boys who grow up around books earn significantly more money as adults, says a new study in the Economic Journal. (via Quartz) Writing Quality Decreases Among… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/11/16

News & Notes – 6/11/16

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 AuthorEarnings releases “Definitive Study of Amazon Author Earnings”. Using a software spider, they looked at almost every ebook title sold on Amazon, whether traditionally… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/04/16

News & Notes – 6/04/16

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 Goodreads is redesigning its home page. (Google Blogs) Go to the link and click the “Click here to try it for yourself!” link to test the… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/28/16

News & Notes – 5/28/16

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 Marvel comic reveals Captain America has been a secret Hydra agent all along (TIME magazine)—and the Internet erupts in vociferous (and often humorous) protest…. Read more »

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