Tag: J. K. Rowling

News & Notes – 8/12/17

News & Notes – 8/12/17

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 TSA rules affect Kindle, iPad, and other ereaders. (TSA via Bookwyrms Hoard) Politics & Prose will open third location in Southwest DC (Publishers Weekly)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/05/17

News & Notes – 8/05/17

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 J. K. Rowling’s return to Harry Potter makes her world’s richest author in 2017. The article also lists the year’s top 10 earners. (The Guardian)  … Read more »

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News & Notes – 12/31/16

News & Notes – 12/31/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff.   In Memoriam: Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher, who was best known for her iconic portrayal of Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, died Dec. 27 after suffering… 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 – 7/09/16

News & Notes – 7/09/16

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 Four unseen Beatrix Potter drawings found at Melford Hall, a National Trust property in Suffolk. (The Guardian) You can also read more about the drawings… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/02/16

News & Notes – 7/02/16

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 Litsy is a new social media app for readers. I don’t think it will replace Goodreads, especially since the app is only available for iOS… 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 – 3/12/16

News & Notes – 3/12/16

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 Man Booker International Prize 2016 Longlist Announced (Man Booker Prize) The longlist contains books from Africa, Asia, South America, and Europe by established and debut… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/30/16

News & Notes – 1/30/16

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 Candlewick Press will donate 275,000 books to FirstBook, a charity which distributes books to underserved classrooms and communities. (Children’s Book Council) JK Rowling wins PEN award… Read more »

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