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News & Notes – 6/02/2018

News & Notes – 6/02/2018

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 The 2017 Nebula Award winners were announced in May. Peter S. Beagle was honored as a Grand Master. N.K. Jemison’s The Stone Sky won Best Novel; Best… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/19/17

News & Notes – 8/19/17

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 Women dominated the Hugos this year, winning all the fiction categories as well as graphic story and best related work. (Bookwyrm’s Hoard; also Tor.com .)… 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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News & Notes – 8/13/16

News & Notes – 8/13/16

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 Mass Merchants Feel the Love from ‘Cursed Child’. (Publishers Weekly) And total sales in the first week topped 3.3 million copies. (GalleyCat) Rikers Island gets unofficial New York Public… 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 – 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 – 10/17/15

News & Notes – 10/17/15

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 2015 Man Booker Prize goes to Marlon James for A Brief History of Seven Killings. (Man Booker Prize website) You can read an interview with James… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/15/15

News & Notes – 8/15/15

Book News Reading Rainbow: Hoping to Build Lifelong Readers Through Licensing (Publishers Weekly) Authors Guild suggests “Authors, Keep Your Copyrights. You Earned Them.” While many trade publishers assign copyright to the author, many university presses do not, which leaves scholarly authors in a bind when it comes to reusing material… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/18/15

News & Notes – 7/18/15

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 Leading authors call for [U.S.] government probe of Amazon’s ‘damaging’ power. (The Guardian) The lawyer, the lockbox, and the lost novel: Harper Lee book… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/06/15

News & Notes – 6/06/15

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 Miramax Faces Lawsuit for Mr. Holmes movie. (GalleyCat) The Conan Doyle estate is suing the film company as well as Mitch Cullin (the author… Read more »

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