Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 10/01/16

News & Notes – 10/01/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News YA Authors Get Out the Vote with #firstvote16 (Publishers Weekly) The National Book Foundation announced its 2016 “5 Under 35” honorees.  And the LA Times interviewed… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/24/16

News & Notes – 9/24/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News   Banned Books Week starts tomorrow!  Khizanat al-Qarawiyyin, the oldest library in the world, set to re-open after multimillion-pound restoration.  The library is in Fez, in… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/17/16

News & Notes – 9/17/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Carla Hayden sworn in as Librarian of Congress. (The Guardian, with interview. Also of interest: The Baltimore Sun) Napoleon’s failed novel ms. goes up for auction on Sept…. Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/03/16

News & Notes – 9/03/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Slightly fewer Americans are reading print books, a new Pew survey finds (Pew Research Center) Check the article out; there are more detailed graphs… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/27/16

News & Notes – 8/27/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Ancient Egyptian works to be published together in English for first time (The Guardian) Amazon plans to open bookstore in Chicago (Chicago Tribune) Navy Seal… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/20/16

News & Notes – 8/20/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Barnes & Noble fires CEO less than a year into his tenure. (Fortune) Bookstore Sales Up 6.1% in First Half of 2016 (Publishers Weekly) Amazon’s… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/13/16

News & Notes – 8/13/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Mass Merchants Feel the Love from ‘Cursed Child’. (Publishers Weekly) And total sales in the first week topped 3.3 million copies. (GalleyCat) Rikers Island gets unofficial New York Public… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/06/16

News & Notes – 8/06/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Goodreads’ new homepage design rolled out this week. (Goodreads blog) The Man Booker Prize longlist for 2016 was announced. (Man Booker Prize) Writers Organizations Condemn… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/23/16

News & Notes – 7/23/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Harry Potter fans less likely to favor Trump, says a University of Pennsylvania study. (Politico) National Coloring Book Day is Tuesday, Aug. 2. You can celebrate by… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/16/16

News & Notes – 7/16/16

NeilNews & 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 Carla Hayden approved as new Librarian of Congress (NPR) Barnes & Noble to Sell Self-Published Books in Stores. As in, actual print copies. There are… Read more »

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