Category: News & Notes

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News & Notes – 3/07/2020

News & Notes – 3/07/2020

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Bookish News Hachette pulls Woody Allen autobiography after criticism from Ronan and Dylan Farrow, his estranged children, and after a walkout by a number of Hachette… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/29/2020

News & Notes – 2/29/2020

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Literary Losses Clive Cussler, author of the popular Dirk Pitt alt-history thrillers, died Feb. 24, 2020, at the age of 88. His writing career spanned over… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/22/2020

News & Notes – 2/22/2020

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Bookish News Coronavirus: China’s private bookstores struggling to survive as sales drop 90 per cent, stores remain closed (South China Morning Post; article discovered thanks to… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/15/2020

News & Notes – 2/15/2020

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff It’s been a while since I posted News & Notes, and I apologize. I don’t even have a really good excuse. I’ve just been concentrating on… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/25/2020

News & Notes – 1/25/2020

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Bookish News Courtney Milan sent RWA a letter formally ” offering to settle all claims it holds against [her] in exchange for complete transparency.” It’s brilliant…. Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/18/2020

News & Notes – 1/18/2020

Literary Losses The fantasy world is mourning the death of Christopher Tolkien, son of J. R. R. Tolkien and steward of Tolkien’s literary legacy. Christopher died on January 15, 2020, at the age of 95. I published a brief tribute yesterday, with links to a number of obituaries and tributes…. Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/11/2020

News & Notes – 1/11/2020

Literary Losses Science fiction author Mike Resnick died Jan. 9, 2020, from lymphoma. He was 77. His daughter, the fantasy author Laura Resnick, announced the death on social media. Resnick’s short fiction won many awards, including multiple Hugo and Nebula Awards; his best-known novella is probably Seven Views of Olduvai… Read more »

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