Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 9/10/2022

News & Notes – 9/10/2022

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 NAME, short bio Obituaries and tributes: The Guardian; Los Angeles Times; NPR. Bibliography and Biography: Goodreads; Wikipedia Bookish News The Hugo Award winners were announced and presented on… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/03/2022

News & Notes – 9/03/2022

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 Judge thwarts Va. Republicans’ effort to limit book sales at Barnes & Noble (Washington Post) Val McDermid reveals ‘Queen of Crime’ legal threat from… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/20/2022

News & Notes – 8/20/2022

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Salman Rushdie By now you have probably heard that author Salman Rushdie was attacked and stabbed onstage at the Chautauqua Institution in New York state. (AP)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/30/2022

News & Notes – 7/30/2022

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 Left Bank Books in St. Louis, Mo., Damaged by Flooding (Shelf Awareness) Worth Reading/Viewing A medieval carved ivory casket serves as an early graphic… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/23/2022

News & Notes – 7/23/2022

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 union held a one-day strike on July 20 to publicize their demands for “higher pay, improved family leave benefits, a greater commitment to… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/09/2022

News & Notes – 7/09/2022

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 Is the Book Sales Boom Finally Over? Print book sales are down 6.6% in the early part of 2022, compared with 2021’s numbers. Publishers… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/02/2022

News & Notes – 7/02/2022

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 AAP Seeking $300K in Legal Fees After Winning Maryland E-book Case (Publishers Weekly) Macmillan Slowly Bringing [Computer] Systems Back after taking them offline due… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/28/2022

News & Notes – 5/28/2022

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 Barnes & Noble Being Sued in Virginia Beach over Gender Queer, A Court of Mist and Fury. (Book Riot) Not content with banning books… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/14/2022

News & Notes – 5/14/2022

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 Patricia A. McKillip, World Fantasy Award-winning author of The Forgotten Beasts of Eld, the Riddle-Master of Hed trilogy, and more than 15 other books,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/09/2022

News & Notes – 4/09/2022

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 Congress Investigates Book Banning in Schools (Publisher’s Weekly; also House Committee on Oversight and Reform) Banned in the USA: Rising School Book Bans Threaten… Read more »

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