Tag: libraries

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 – 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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Books on a Budget

Books on a Budget

  Last fall, I talked about the cost-per-entertainment-hour for books, and how most of us probably use some strategies for keeping our overall book spending within limits, whether we do it consciously or not. Today, I’m going to talk about some of the strategies you can use to stay within… Read more »

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The Invisible Library (Genevieve Cogman)

The Invisible Library (Genevieve Cogman)

The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman Series: Invisible Library #1 Published by Roc Genres: Fantasy Pages: 352 Format: eARC Source: the publisher Goodreads Collecting books can be a dangerous prospect in this fun, time-traveling, fantasy adventure from a spectacular debut author. One thing any Librarian will tell you: the truth… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/07/16

News & Notes – 5/07/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Events Today is Free Comic Book Day! Here’s a list of comics to look for (via BookRiot). Here’s a list of all the comics available, and here’s… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/26/16

News & Notes – 3/26/16

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 Missing Hong Kong book editor Lee Bo returns home from the Chinese mainland. (The Guardian) Novel “co-written” by robot makes it past first stage of… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/09/16

News & Notes – 1/09/16

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 400 Years After His Death, Shakespeare’s First Folio Goes Out on Tour (NPR) ‘Mein Kampf’ Enters Public Domain; Arguably, Anne Frank’s Diary May, Too… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/07/15

News & Notes – 11/07/15

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 Amazon opens a bricks-and-mortar store in Seattle, while Indiebound adds a buy-now option to let ebook buyers choose the indie bookstore they want to credit… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/12/15

News & Notes – 9/12/15

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 Banned Books Week will run Sept. 27 to Oct. 3 this year. Check out the list of frequently challenged books to plan your BBW reading,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/23/15

News & Notes – 5/23/15

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 Harlequin Launches Audio Imprint (Publishers Weekly) Margaret Atwood adds manuscript to “Future Library” project (GalleyCat) George R. R. Martin responds to fans angry about… Read more »

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