Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 9/14/2019

News & Notes – 9/14/2019

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 Libraries and Archivists Are Scanning and Uploading Books That Are Secretly in the Public Domain (Vice.com) Tennessee School Bans Harry Potter Books Because the… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/07/2019

News & Notes – 9/07/2019

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 Indie Booksellers Incensed as Amazon Breaks [Margaret Atwood] ‘Testaments’ Embargo  (Publishers Weekly; also NPR if you prefer to listen) You can read an “exclusive first… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/24/2019

News & Notes – 8/24/2019

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 2019 Hugo Awards were presented Sunday, Aug. 18 at Worldcon in Dublin, Ireland. Among the winners are The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal (Best… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/17/2019

News & Notes – 8/17/2019

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 YA Community Joins Forces in Support of Author Beth Revis (Publishers Weekly) N.K. Jemisin Named 2019 Indies First Spokesperson by the ABA. A… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/10/2019

News & Notes – 8/10/2019

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 Elliot’s acquisition of troubled retailer Barnes & Noble was finalized on Aug. 7, 2019. Elliot is the same hedge fund that owns the bookstore… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/27/2019

News & Notes – 7/27/2019

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 Yuval Noah Harari admits approving censored Russian translation of Sapiens in order to get the book past Russian censors. Censorship in Russia is… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/20/2019

News & Notes – 7/20/2019

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 #BookstoresAgainstBorders Raises $30,000 and Counting (Publishers Weekly) Audible’s Captions Program Stirs Fears, Frustration Among Publishers (Publishers Weekly)   Worth Reading/Viewing YA For Changing Times… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/06/2019

News & Notes – 7/06/2019

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 Locus Awards were announced on June 29. Congratulations to Mary Robinette Kowal (The Calculating Stars, Science Fiction Novel), Naomi Novik (Spinning Silver, Fantasy Novel), Paul Tremblay (The… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/29/2018

News & Notes – 6/29/2018

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 ALA Reports Strong Attendance at 2019 Annual Conference. The article also covers highlights and major issues from the conference. (Publishers Weekly) ALA Votes… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/01/2019

News & Notes – 6/01/2019

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 Turkey puts novelists including Elif Shafak under investigation (The Guardian) BookExpo 2019: Indie Bookstores Grow in Number, Profits (Publishers Weekly) Historian speaks of… Read more »

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