Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 4/17/2021

News & Notes – 4/17/2021

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Independent Bookstore Day – April 24 Independent Bookstore Day is next Saturday, Apr. 24, 2021. If you’re comfortable going into shops, and your local indie bookstore… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/03/2021

News & Notes – 4/03/2021

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 HarperCollins to Acquire HMH Trade. (Publishers Weekly) Houghton Mifflin Harcourt are the publishers of Tolkien’s works and many other well-known books and franchises (The… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/27/2021

News & Notes – 3/27/2021

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 Norton Juster, author of The Phantom Tollbooth, died March 8 at the age of 91. Juster, an architect, began the classic children’s novel while… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/13/2021

News & Notes – 2/13/2021

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 The 2020 Edgar Award nominees were announced. The winners will be named in April. The ALA announced its 2021 Youth Media Awards, including the… Read more »

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News & Notes – January 23, 2021

News & Notes – January 23, 2021

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 James Gunn, science fiction author, editor, and SFWA Grand Master, died on December 23, 2020 at the age of 97. Gunn wrote several novels… Read more »

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News & Notes – December 19, 2020

News & Notes – December 19, 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 Notable Literary Deaths in 2020: So many literary figures have died this year, from Christopher Tolkien in January to John Le Carré just last… Read more »

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News & Notes – December 5, 2020

News & Notes – December 5, 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 Romance novelists raise $400,000 for Georgia Senate races – with help from Stacey Abrams (The Guardian). Jezebel also covered the story. Allegheny County Jail… Read more »

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News & Notes – November 21, 2020

News & Notes – November 21, 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 Jan Morris, noted historian and travel writer, died Friday (Nov. 20) at a hospital in her native Wales. Morris was 94. As a journalist… Read more »

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News & Notes – November 14, 2020

News & Notes – November 14, 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 ‘We cannot survive’: New York’s Strand bookstore appeals for help (The Guardian). Waterstones and Barnes & Noble CEO warns holiday sales are essential for… Read more »

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News & Notes – October 17, 2020

News & Notes – October 17, 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 Renowned Author Walter Mosley To Receive The National Book Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award (NewsOne) Rare Edition of Shakespeare’s Last Play Found in Spanish Library… Read more »

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