Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 11/12/16

News & Notes – 11/12/16

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 European Publishers ‘Shocked’ at EU E-Book Lending Ruling (Publishers Weekly) The ruling appears to allow unlimited lending of ebooks by libraries. Tennessee mother calls… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/05/16

News & Notes – 11/05/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff You may have wondered why I rarely link to articles in the New York Times or Washington Post. The answer is that both publications have paywalls, and offer only… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/29/16

News & Notes – 10/29/16

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 Christopher Marlowe credited as one of Shakespeare’s collaborators. Using textual analysis, a group of 27 scholars are now certain Marlowe had a hand in writing… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/22/16

News & Notes – 10/22/16

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 Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize for Literature. (NPR) Considered a longshot before the announcement, Dylan has yet to acknowledge the award personally, but… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/08/16

News & Notes – 10/08/16

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 The National Book Award Finalists (shortlist) were announced this week. The winners will be announced on Nov. 16, 2016. (National Book Foundation) Iranian judges… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/01/16

News & Notes – 10/01/16

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 YA Authors Get Out the Vote with #firstvote16 (Publishers Weekly) The National Book Foundation announced its 2016 “5 Under 35” honorees.  And the LA Times interviewed… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/24/16

News & Notes – 9/24/16

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   Banned Books Week starts tomorrow!  Khizanat al-Qarawiyyin, the oldest library in the world, set to re-open after multimillion-pound restoration.  The library is in Fez, in… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/17/16

News & Notes – 9/17/16

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 Carla Hayden sworn in as Librarian of Congress. (The Guardian, with interview. Also of interest: The Baltimore Sun) Napoleon’s failed novel ms. goes up for auction on Sept…. Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/03/16

News & Notes – 9/03/16

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 Slightly fewer Americans are reading print books, a new Pew survey finds (Pew Research Center) Check the article out; there are more detailed graphs… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/27/16

News & Notes – 8/27/16

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 Ancient Egyptian works to be published together in English for first time (The Guardian) Amazon plans to open bookstore in Chicago (Chicago Tribune) Navy Seal… Read more »

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