Tag: Star Wars

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 – 12/31/16

News & Notes – 12/31/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff.   In Memoriam: Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher, who was best known for her iconic portrayal of Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, died Dec. 27 after suffering… 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 — 1/02/16

News & Notes — 1/02/16

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 New Conservation Effort Aims to Protect Papa’s Papers (NPR) With Cuba now more open to Americans, an effort is underway to preserve Hemingway’s papers… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/24/15

News & Notes – 10/24/15

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 Fewer Americans have read a book in the last year, according to a Pew survey. The figure was 79% in 2011, but is now… Read more »

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