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News & Notes – 11/04/2017

News & Notes – 11/04/2017

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 Waterstones owner exploring sale, debt refinancing (Shelf Awareness) The British bookshop chain is currently owned by Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut. The Fate of Bookstores… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/16/2017

News & Notes – 9/16/2017

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 U.S. House of Representatives votes to save library funding, NEA, and NEH after Trump budget proposal slashed or eliminated their budgets. (Publishers Weekly)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/09/2017

News & Notes – 9/09/2017

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 Texas Libraries Hit Hard by Hurricane Harvey (Library Journal) And Florida libraries are likely to be hit hard by Irma. A shooting at… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/02/2017

News & Notes – 9/02/2017

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 Bookstores and libraries are both affected by Hurricane Harvey flooding, and helping out. See how you can help.  (Shelf Awareness) And check out the… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/28/2017

News & Notes – 8/28/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   NOTE: I’m sorry I didn’t get this up on Saturday, but travel and a brief illness intervened, and since it’s a news and links post,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/05/17

News & Notes – 8/05/17

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 J. K. Rowling’s return to Harry Potter makes her world’s richest author in 2017. The article also lists the year’s top 10 earners. (The Guardian)  … Read more »

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News & Notes 7/08/17

News & Notes 7/08/17

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 Maurice Sendak Picture Book Discovered (Publishers Weekly) The book, Presto and Zesto in Limboland, uses pictures that Sendak created for a symphonic performance of… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/27/2017

News & Notes – 5/27/2017

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 White House Proposed Closing the National Endowment for Humanities in Fall 2017. (Book Riot) And in what is no doubt a related move, the NEH Chair Resigns… (Publishers… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/06/2017

News & Notes – 5/06/2017

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 The 2016 Agatha Award winners are out! Louise Penny’s A Great Reckoning (Contemporary Novel); The Reek of Red Herrings by Catriona McPherson (Historical Novel); The Semester of Our Discontent by… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/25/2017

News & Notes – 3/25/2017

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 Outrage as Belarus arrests authors, publishers in crackdown. (The Guardian) New bill would let presidents appoint the Register of Copyrights. Currently, that authority rests in the Librarian… Read more »

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