Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 5/14/16

News & Notes – 5/14/16

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 Federalist Paper #2 surfaces. The John Jay manuscript, thought missing since the 1890s, was discovered among the documents of the Brooklyn Historical Society. (New York Times)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/07/16

News & Notes – 5/07/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Events Today is Free Comic Book Day! Here’s a list of comics to look for (via BookRiot). Here’s a list of all the comics available, and here’s… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/30/16

News & Notes – 4/30/16

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 Hugo Awards finalists for 2016 have been announced. The Sad and Rabid Puppies managed to influence some of the categories pretty heavily, but… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/23/16

News & Notes – 4/23/16

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 Supreme Court rejects challenge to Google book-scanning project (Reuters) The Authors Guild had sued to stop the Google Books project; the Court declined to hear their… Read more »

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News & Notes — 4/16/16

News & Notes — 4/16/16

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 Man Booker International Prize 2016 shortlist was announced Wednesday. On the list are books from Angola, South Korea, Turkey, Austria, Italy, and China…. Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/09/16

News & Notes – 4/09/16

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 Isaac Newton’s Lost Alchemy Recipe Rediscovered. Or at least one of them. Newton, like some other scientists of his time, was interested in alchemy;… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/02/16

News & Notes – 4/02/16

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 The International Dylan Thomas Prize shortlist is up for 2016  Audible Celebrates April Fool’s Day with the Encyclopedia (GalleyCat, with Soundcloud clips; download at Audible.com)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/26/16

News & Notes – 3/26/16

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 Missing Hong Kong book editor Lee Bo returns home from the Chinese mainland. (The Guardian) Novel “co-written” by robot makes it past first stage of… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/19/16

News & Notes – 3/19/16

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 Amazon wants the patent for pay-by-selfie (CNBC) The 2015 National Book Critics Circle Awards winners were announced. (NBCC website) A lost H. P. Lovecraft… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/12/16

News & Notes – 3/12/16

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 Man Booker International Prize 2016 Longlist Announced (Man Booker Prize) The longlist contains books from Africa, Asia, South America, and Europe by established and debut… Read more »

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