Tag: J. R. R. Tolkien

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 – 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 – 10/22/16

News & Notes – 10/22/16

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 Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize for Literature. (NPR) Considered a longshot before the announcement, Dylan has yet to acknowledge the award personally, but… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/20/16

News & Notes – 2/20/16

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 World Read Aloud Day is Feb. 24 (LitWorld) Unseen JRR Tolkien poems found in school magazine from 1936 (The Guardian; also New York Times) 2015 sees opening of… Read more »

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News & Notes: Halloween Edition 10/31/15

News & Notes: Halloween Edition 10/31/15

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 Earliest Known Draft of King James Bible Is Found, Scholar Says. The draft is of parts of the Apocrypha, and was prepared by Samuel Ward,… 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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Inspirational Quotes from Books

Inspirational Quotes from Books

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is Top Ten Inspirational Quotes from Books. I actually had a hard time with this topic. Many of the quotes I collect are about books or writing or music; they aren’t so much… Read more »

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Tough Traveling: Knights

Tough Traveling: Knights

Tough Travels is a meme hosted by Fantasy Review Barn. Each Thursday, inspired by ‘The Tough Guide to Fantasyland’ we have in hand, we shall tour the mystical countryside looking for adventure and fun (and tropes) from all over fantasy. KNIGHTS Um. Noble rich people on horseback. Come on, you… Read more »

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