Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 3/05/16

News & Notes – 3/05/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News PEN America to Honor Toni Morrison (GalleyCat) A complete list of the 2016 PEN literary award winners can be found here. The 2015 Nebula Awards… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/27/16

News & Notes – 2/27/16

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 Obama nominated Carla Hayden for Librarian of Congress. She will be both the first woman and the first African American to hold that post… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/20/16

News & Notes – 2/20/16

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 World Read Aloud Day is Feb. 24 (LitWorld) Unseen JRR Tolkien poems found in school magazine from 1936 (The Guardian; also New York Times) 2015 sees opening of… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/13/16

News & Notes – 2/13/16

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 After Eight Year Slump, 2015 Bookstore Sales Rise (Publishers Weekly) 92% of college students prefer print books to e-books, study finds (Los Angeles Times) Simon &… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/06/16

News & Notes – 2/06/16

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 The Agatha Award Nominees for 2015 have been announced. (Malice Domestic) The Agathas are awarded to the best traditional mysteries (i.e., no explicit sex,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/30/16

News & Notes – 1/30/16

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 Candlewick Press will donate 275,000 books to FirstBook, a charity which distributes books to underserved classrooms and communities. (Children’s Book Council) JK Rowling wins PEN award… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/16/16

News & Notes – 1/16/16

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 Caldecott, Newbery, Coretta Scott King, Printz, Alex, and other children’s and YA book award winners for 2016 were announced Monday. The Newbery went… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/09/16

News & Notes – 1/09/16

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 400 Years After His Death, Shakespeare’s First Folio Goes Out on Tour (NPR) ‘Mein Kampf’ Enters Public Domain; Arguably, Anne Frank’s Diary May, Too… Read more »

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News & Notes — 1/02/16

News & Notes — 1/02/16

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 New Conservation Effort Aims to Protect Papa’s Papers (NPR) With Cuba now more open to Americans, an effort is underway to preserve Hemingway’s papers… Read more »

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News & Notes – 12/12/15

News & Notes – 12/12/15

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 Books-a-Million Goes Private (Publishers Weekly) Wisconsin School Board Member Tries to Ban Muppets Book (GalleyCat) Scribd adds sheet music from publisher Hal Leonard to its ebook… Read more »

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