Tag: literature prizes

News & Notes – 5/19/2018

News & Notes – 5/19/2018

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 Romantic Times is closing up shop. Also known as RT Book Reviews, the organization has sponsored the RT Booklovers Convention for many years. The email… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/12/2018

News & Notes – 5/12/2018

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 2018 Locus Awards Finalists were announced on April 30.  The Locus Awards recognize excellence in science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Check out… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/10/2017

News & Notes – 3/10/2017

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 ‘It Just Felt Very Wrong’: Sherman Alexie’s Accusers Go On The Record (NPR) In a follow-up report, Alexie has declined the Carnegie medal… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/17/2018

News & Notes – 2/17/2018

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 Trump Renews Bid to Eliminate Library Funding, NEA, and NEH (Publishers Weekly) The budget put forward by the White House this week calls for large… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/27/2018

News & Notes – 1/27/2018

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 Dead Sea Scroll deciphered to reveal ancient calendar (The Guardian) Walmart partners with Kobo to sell e-readers, ebooks (Publishers Weekly) Fire and Fury Sales Hit… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/18/2017

News & Notes – 11/18/2017

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 2017 National Book Awards winners were announced on Wednesday. NPR has the story, and a complete list of finalists and winners. Barnes &… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/11/2017

News & Notes – 11/11/2017

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 Canada’s Indigo Books and Music plans 3-5 stores in the US. (Financial Post) The stores carry a wider mix of items than large-format… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/04/2017

News & Notes – 11/04/2017

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 Waterstones owner exploring sale, debt refinancing (Shelf Awareness) The British bookshop chain is currently owned by Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut. The Fate of Bookstores… 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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