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RIP Ursula K. Le Guin  (1929–2018)

RIP Ursula K. Le Guin (1929–2018)

Ursula K. Le Guin, award-winning and bestselling author of science fiction and fantasy, died Monday at the age of 88. LeGuin is best known for The Left Hand of Darkness, The Dispossessed, The Lathe of Heaven, and her EarthSea Cycle, beginning with A Wizard of EarthSea, but she also wrote short stories, poetry, children’s books… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/25/2017

News & Notes – 11/25/2017

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 Darwin’s annotated copy of On the Origin of Species goes to auction (The Guardian) John Lewis plagiarism row gives Christmas sales boost to… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/19/17

News & Notes – 8/19/17

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 Women dominated the Hugos this year, winning all the fiction categories as well as graphic story and best related work. (Bookwyrm’s Hoard; also Tor.com .)… Read more »

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Women dominate this year’s Hugo Awards

Women dominate this year’s Hugo Awards

Women dominated the Hugos this year, winning all the fiction categories as well as graphic story and best related work. At least four of them are women of color, making this year’s Hugo Awards a resounding YES to diversity in science fiction and fantasy. N. K. Jemisin won Best Novel for… 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 – 1/07/2017

News & Notes – 1/07/2017

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 AllRomance.com’s sudden closure hits authors hard. (The Guardian) The genre ebook distributor and publisher closed with only 4 days’ warning, and authors’ royalties on… Read more »

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