Tag: banned books

News & Notes – 4/15/2017

News & Notes – 4/15/2017

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 ALA announced the Top Ten Challenged Books of 2016. They include several books challenged because they feature LGBT characters (including two books about transgender… 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 – 12/10/16

News & Notes – 12/10/16

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 Penguin Random House Gave Away 100K Books in Three Days as part of its #GiveaBook campaign. (GalleyCat) The Goodreads Choice Awards were announced.  The… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/29/16

News & Notes – 10/29/16

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 Christopher Marlowe credited as one of Shakespeare’s collaborators. Using textual analysis, a group of 27 scholars are now certain Marlowe had a hand in writing… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/26/15

News & Notes – 9/26/15

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 Banned Books Week starts Sunday, and bannedbooksweek.org has ideas and resources. Also, scroll down for a bunch of banned books lists. The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/19/15

News & Notes – 9/19/15

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 September is Libary Card Sign-Up Month (ALA) Tennessee mom calls Henrietta Lacks book “pornographic”; seeks to have it banned from school. (LA Times) Just in time for… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/03/14

News & Notes – 5/03/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: Harper Lee finally agrees to issue To Kill a Mockingbird as an ebook and… Read more »

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News & Notes – 12/21/13

News & Notes – 12/21/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: A first edition of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol was recently discovered in the Cleveland… Read more »

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News & Notes — 4/20/13

News & Notes — 4/20/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: “You’re Going To Be Sorry You Bought That Kindle” (Roberto Baldwin, Wired) because Kobo… Read more »

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