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News & Notes – 10/06/2018

News & Notes – 10/06/2018

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 Amazon announced a $15 minimum wage for all US employees. Wages for UK workers will also increase. (CNN) Also, Wired has some thoughts on why…. Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/13/2018

News & Notes – 1/13/2018

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 Author Banned From Attending WorldCon (Book Riot) Long-Hidden Text Is Uncovered in Alexander Hamilton Letter to his fiance, Elizabeth Schuyler. The missing text, probably crossed out… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/01/16

News & Notes – 10/01/16

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 YA Authors Get Out the Vote with #firstvote16 (Publishers Weekly) The National Book Foundation announced its 2016 “5 Under 35” honorees.  And the LA Times interviewed… 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 – 9/17/16

News & Notes – 9/17/16

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 Carla Hayden sworn in as Librarian of Congress. (The Guardian, with interview. Also of interest: The Baltimore Sun) Napoleon’s failed novel ms. goes up for auction on Sept…. Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/18/16

News & Notes – 6/18/16

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 Boys who grow up around books earn significantly more money as adults, says a new study in the Economic Journal. (via Quartz) Writing Quality Decreases Among… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/14/16

News & Notes – 5/14/16

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 Federalist Paper #2 surfaces. The John Jay manuscript, thought missing since the 1890s, was discovered among the documents of the Brooklyn Historical Society. (New York Times)… 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 – 9/05/15

News & Notes – 9/05/15

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff. I haven’t posted News & Notes in several weeks due to being out of town, so about half of these links are more than a week old… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/11/15

News & Notes – 7/11/15

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 The first chapter of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman was released on Friday morning. It’s printed in full at both The Wall Street… Read more »

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