Tag: News & Notes

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 – 2/10/2018

News & Notes – 2/10/2018

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 Plagiarism software pins down new source for Shakespeare’s plays—or, to be more precise, one probably additional source (The Guardian) OED’s new words include… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/03/2018

News & Notes – 2/03/2018

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 National Book Award for Translation Added (Publishers Weekly) Celeste Ng Is Author Ambassador for Independent Bookstore Day 2018 (Shelf Awareness) Publishers call on Man… 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 – 10/28/2017

News & Notes – 10/28/2017

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 Unseen Harper Lee letters give intimate view of To Kill a Mockingbird author (The Guardian) Whole Foods Adds Nearly $1.3 Billion to Amazon (Publishers… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/29/2017

News & Notes – 7/29/2017

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 Michiko Kakutani, Chief ‘Times’ Book Critic, Steps Down After Nearly 4 Decades (NPR Books) ‘Sensational’ lost play by Peter Pan author JM Barrie published… Read more »

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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 7/08/17

News & Notes 7/08/17

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 Maurice Sendak Picture Book Discovered (Publishers Weekly) The book, Presto and Zesto in Limboland, uses pictures that Sendak created for a symphonic performance of… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/17/2017

News & Notes – 6/17/2017

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 Tracy K. Smith Named U.S. Poet Laureate (NPR’s Morning Edition) The poet calls poems her “anchor,” according to NPR’s The Two-Way. Smith’s 2011 collection, Life on Mars,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/10/2017

News & Notes – 6/10/2017

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 Amazon will soon be the fifth-larges bookstore chain in the U.S. (Publishers Weekly). That’s arguably untrue, counters Nate Hoffelder of The Digital Reader. New York… Read more »

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