Tag: women authors

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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Happy birthday, Louisa May Alcott

Happy birthday, Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott Nov. 29, 1832 – Mar. 6, 1888 I first discovered Louisa May Alcott in elementary school, and I fell in love with her books. I owned two battered copies of Little Women and Eight Cousins, which I read over and over. I added copies of Little Men and Jo’s Boys when I found… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/07/16

News & Notes – 5/07/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Events Today is Free Comic Book Day! Here’s a list of comics to look for (via BookRiot). Here’s a list of all the comics available, and here’s… Read more »

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Gender, books, and publishing

Gender, books, and publishing

“Far more books are published by men than by women, perhaps because publishers feel that books by men are a safer bet. We can affect this by making a choice when it comes to the books we buy, since how we chose to spend our money is the most effective… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/29/14

News & Notes – 3/29/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: “Prisoners in Britain denied books, authors launch protest” (Carolyn Kellogg, Los Angeles Times) Amazon… Read more »

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News and Notes: 12/15/2012

I’ve had a really busy week (with non-blog stuff), so I didn’t have a lot of time to read articles this week.  But here are a few that caught my eye: Stefanie Cohen explains “Why Women Writers Still Take Men’s Names” (and occasionally vice versa.)  (The New York Times)If you’re… Read more »

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