Tag: News & Notes

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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News & Notes – 5/20/17

News & Notes – 5/20/17

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 World Fantasy Award Design Has Been Revealed! (Tor.com) The previous statue depicted H. P. Lovecraft, a problematic choice given his overt racism. The… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/22/2017

News & Notes – 4/22/2017

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 The Man Booker International Prize shortlist was announced Thursday. And you can read excerpts from reviews of each book at The Guardian. Bill O’Reilly’s publisher stands… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/25/2017

News & Notes – 3/25/2017

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 Outrage as Belarus arrests authors, publishers in crackdown. (The Guardian) New bill would let presidents appoint the Register of Copyrights. Currently, that authority rests in the Librarian… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/18/2017

News & Notes – 3/18/2017

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 In Face of NEA Cuts, Small Presses Worry About Their Futures (Publishers Weekly) Librarians Vow to Fight Trump on Funding Cuts to libraries. (Publishers Weekly)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/11/2017

News & Notes – 3/11/2017

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 Harlequin Launches Hanover Square Press, an imprint for “general fiction, narrative history, journalism, and memoir.” (Publishers Weekly) “Hachette’s New Clothes” explores Hachette’s acquisition of ebook… Read more »

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