Tag: Terry Pratchett

News & Notes – 9/16/2017

News & Notes – 9/16/2017

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 U.S. House of Representatives votes to save library funding, NEA, and NEH after Trump budget proposal slashed or eliminated their budgets. (Publishers Weekly)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/02/2017

News & Notes – 9/02/2017

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 Bookstores and libraries are both affected by Hurricane Harvey flooding, and helping out. See how you can help.  (Shelf Awareness) And check out the… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/04/2017

News & Notes – 2/04/2017

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 Lulu.com launches academic alternative. The self-publishing site plans to launch Glasstree, a self-publishing venue for academic authors dissatisfied with traditional publishing’s low royalties and… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/13/16

News & Notes – 2/13/16

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 After Eight Year Slump, 2015 Bookstore Sales Rise (Publishers Weekly) 92% of college students prefer print books to e-books, study finds (Los Angeles Times) Simon &… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/16/16

News & Notes – 1/16/16

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 The Caldecott, Newbery, Coretta Scott King, Printz, Alex, and other children’s and YA book award winners for 2016 were announced Monday. The Newbery went… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/11/15

News & Notes – 4/11/15

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 More on the HarperCollins/Amazon story: HC has notified multiple retailers that “it will be returning to a full agency model for e-book sales next… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/04/15

News & Notes – 4/04/15

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 Alamaba [officially] closes its Harper Lee investigation. Verdict? There’s no evidence of abuse or neglect. (LA Times) BookRiot & the Harry Potter Alliance sponsor… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/21/15

News & Notes – 3/21/15

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 Cervantes’ remains discovered in the crypt of a Madrid convent, 4 centuries after his death. (The Guardian) Rakuten to buy Overdrive for $410 million… Read more »

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News & Notes – Pi Day 3.1415…

News & Notes – Pi Day 3.1415…

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 Harper Lee’s Literary Agent Disputes Claims of Elder Abuse. And it seems that the state of Alabama, which launched an investigation, concurs that Lee… Read more »

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Terry Pratchett (1948-2015)

Terry Pratchett (1948-2015)

Much sadness. The BBC reported this morning that Terry Pratchett, beloved author of the Discworld novels, has died. His official Twitter account announced his death with a series of emails: (ETA: The character Death speaks in all caps in the Discworld novels. Also, I am not sure but I suspect… Read more »

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