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News & Notes – 10/28/2017

News & Notes – 10/28/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Unseen Harper Lee letters give intimate view of To Kill a Mockingbird author (The Guardian) Whole Foods Adds Nearly $1.3 Billion to Amazon (Publishers… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/21/2017

News & Notes – 10/21/2017

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 Man Booker Prize goes to George Saunders’s Lincoln in the Bardo (The Guardian) It’s the second year in a row that an American novel has… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/14/2017

News & Notes – 10/14/2017

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 Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel prize in literature 2017 (The Guardian) Hachette folding Weinstein Books in wake of Harvey Weinstein sexual harrassment/assault scandal. (Shelf… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/23/2017

News & Notes – 9/23/2017

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 Navajo Student Wins Highest National Honor for Young Poets (Indian Country Today) The article includes an interview with the poet, Kinsale Hueston. You can read… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/09/2017

News & Notes – 9/09/2017

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 Texas Libraries Hit Hard by Hurricane Harvey (Library Journal) And Florida libraries are likely to be hit hard by Irma. A shooting at… Read more »

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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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