Tag: Amazon

News & Notes – 6/17/2017

News & Notes – 6/17/2017

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 Tracy K. Smith Named U.S. Poet Laureate (NPR’s Morning Edition) The poet calls poems her “anchor,” according to NPR’s The Two-Way. Smith’s 2011 collection, Life on Mars,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/03/17

News & Notes – 6/03/17

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 Unseen Edith Wharton play found hidden in Texas archive (The Guardian) The Nebula Awards for 2016 were announced in May. Charlie Jane Anders’s All… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/20/17

News & Notes – 5/20/17

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 World Fantasy Award Design Has Been Revealed! (Tor.com) The previous statue depicted H. P. Lovecraft, a problematic choice given his overt racism. The… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/04/2017

News & Notes – 2/04/2017

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 Lulu.com launches academic alternative. The self-publishing site plans to launch Glasstree, a self-publishing venue for academic authors dissatisfied with traditional publishing’s low royalties and… 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 – 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 – 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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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 – 7/02/16

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 – 6/11/16

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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