News & Notes – 9/02/2017

September 2, 2017 News & Notes 0

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

Literary Losses

Susan Vreeland, author of Girl in Hyacinth Blue and other novels, died August 23 at the age of 71. Her works explore the visual arts through fiction: Girl in Hyacinth Blue tells the story of a Vermeer painting, while other books focus on Renoir, Tiffany, Emily Carr, and the Renaissance artist Artemesia.

Obituaries and tributes: Los Angeles Times

Bibliography and Biography: Goodreads; Wikipedia

 

Louise Hay, the well-known New Age self-help author and founder of the Hay House publishing house, has died at the age of 90. Ms. Hay self-published the bestselling Heal Your Body (1976) and You Can Heal Your Life (1984), and went on to found Hay House in 1987. The firm has published self-help books by authors such as Wayne Dyer.

Obituaries and tributes: Publishers Weekly

Bibliography and Biography: Goodreads; Wikipedia

 

Worth Reading

 

For Writers and Bloggers

 

Free Fiction Online

 

Really Cool / Just for Fun

Art by Tahra (Kyoung Hwan Kim)

 

Bookish Quote

 

That’s it for this week!

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