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News & Notes – 7/29/2017

News & Notes – 7/29/2017

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 Michiko Kakutani, Chief ‘Times’ Book Critic, Steps Down After Nearly 4 Decades (NPR Books) ‘Sensational’ lost play by Peter Pan author JM Barrie published… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/22/2017

News & Notes – 7/22/2017

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 ‘Dash it all’: unseen Agatha Christie letters reveal author’s temper (The Guardian) Actually, they reveal a lot about her relationship with her publisher, which was… 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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Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly Published by Blackstone Audio, HarperCollins on Sept. 6, 2016 Genres: History, Nonfiction Format: Audiobook Source: the library Purchase: Amazon Goodreads The phenomenal true story of the… June 9, 2017 Book Reviews 8 ★★★★★

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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 – 4/22/2017

News & Notes – 4/22/2017

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 Man Booker International Prize shortlist was announced Thursday. And you can read excerpts from reviews of each book at The Guardian. Bill O’Reilly’s publisher stands… Read more »

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Breathless (Beverly Jenkins)

Breathless (Beverly Jenkins)

Breathless by Beverly Jenkins Series: Old West #2 Published by Avon on January 31, 2017 Genres: Historical Romance, Western Romance Pages: 384 Format: eARC Source: the publisher Purchase: Amazon Goodreads Also in this series: Forbidden Also by this author: Forbidden As manager of one of the finest hotels in Arizona… April 6, 2017 Book Reviews 8 ★★★★½

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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 – 8/20/16

News & Notes – 8/20/16

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 Barnes & Noble fires CEO less than a year into his tenure. (Fortune) Bookstore Sales Up 6.1% in First Half of 2016 (Publishers Weekly) Amazon’s… Read more »

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