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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 – 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 – 1/07/2017

News & Notes – 1/07/2017

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 AllRomance.com’s sudden closure hits authors hard. (The Guardian) The genre ebook distributor and publisher closed with only 4 days’ warning, and authors’ royalties on… 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 – 11/12/16

News & Notes – 11/12/16

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 European Publishers ‘Shocked’ at EU E-Book Lending Ruling (Publishers Weekly) The ruling appears to allow unlimited lending of ebooks by libraries. Tennessee mother calls… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/06/16

News & Notes – 8/06/16

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 Goodreads’ new homepage design rolled out this week. (Goodreads blog) The Man Booker Prize longlist for 2016 was announced. (Man Booker Prize) Writers Organizations Condemn… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/11/15

News & Notes – 4/11/15

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 More on the HarperCollins/Amazon story: HC has notified multiple retailers that “it will be returning to a full agency model for e-book sales next… 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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Banned Books Week 2012

Banned Books Week 2012

This week, September 30 to October 6, marks the 30th Banned Books Week, “an annual event celebrating the freedom to read.” *  The list of books that have been challenged or banned from schools and public libraries over the last 30 years includes some of the very books often taught… Read more »

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