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News & Notes – 4/15/2017

News & Notes – 4/15/2017

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 ALA announced the Top Ten Challenged Books of 2016. They include several books challenged because they feature LGBT characters (including two books about transgender… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/28/2017

News & Notes – 1/28/2017

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 The ALA announced the 2017 Newbery, Caldecott, and other awards for young readers. You can read about the Newbery Medal winner, The Girl Who Drank 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 – 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 – 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 – 7/23/16

News & Notes – 7/23/16

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 Harry Potter fans less likely to favor Trump, says a University of Pennsylvania study. (Politico) National Coloring Book Day is Tuesday, Aug. 2. You can celebrate by… Read more »

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News & Notes — 4/16/16

News & Notes — 4/16/16

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 The Man Booker International Prize 2016 shortlist was announced Wednesday. On the list are books from Angola, South Korea, Turkey, Austria, Italy, and China…. Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/09/16

News & Notes – 4/09/16

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 Isaac Newton’s Lost Alchemy Recipe Rediscovered. Or at least one of them. Newton, like some other scientists of his time, was interested in alchemy;… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/21/15

News & Notes – 11/21/15

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 Haruki Murakami awarded Hans Christian Andersen Prize (Yahoo.com) The National Book Award winners are Adam Johnson (fiction), Ta-Nehisi Coates (nonfiction), Neal Shusterman (young adult fiction), and… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/25/14

News & Notes – 4/25/14

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 Puliter Prize list is out. All the Light We Cannot See (Anthony Doerr) won the fiction prize. The 2015 PEN Literary Awards… Read more »

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