Category: News & Notes

News & Notes — 4/16/16

News & Notes — 4/16/16

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 The Man Booker International Prize 2016 shortlist was announced Wednesday. On the list are books from Angola, South Korea, Turkey, Austria, Italy, and China…. Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/09/16

News & Notes – 4/09/16

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 Isaac Newton’s Lost Alchemy Recipe Rediscovered. Or at least one of them. Newton, like some other scientists of his time, was interested in alchemy;… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/02/16

News & Notes – 4/02/16

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 The International Dylan Thomas Prize shortlist is up for 2016  Audible Celebrates April Fool’s Day with the Encyclopedia (GalleyCat, with Soundcloud clips; download at Audible.com)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/26/16

News & Notes – 3/26/16

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 Missing Hong Kong book editor Lee Bo returns home from the Chinese mainland. (The Guardian) Novel “co-written” by robot makes it past first stage of… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/19/16

News & Notes – 3/19/16

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 Amazon wants the patent for pay-by-selfie (CNBC) The 2015 National Book Critics Circle Awards winners were announced. (NBCC website) A lost H. P. Lovecraft… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/12/16

News & Notes – 3/12/16

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 Man Booker International Prize 2016 Longlist Announced (Man Booker Prize) The longlist contains books from Africa, Asia, South America, and Europe by established and debut… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/05/16

News & Notes – 3/05/16

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 PEN America to Honor Toni Morrison (GalleyCat) A complete list of the 2016 PEN literary award winners can be found here. The 2015 Nebula Awards… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/27/16

News & Notes – 2/27/16

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 Obama nominated Carla Hayden for Librarian of Congress. She will be both the first woman and the first African American to hold that post… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/20/16

News & Notes – 2/20/16

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 World Read Aloud Day is Feb. 24 (LitWorld) Unseen JRR Tolkien poems found in school magazine from 1936 (The Guardian; also New York Times) 2015 sees opening of… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/13/16

News & Notes – 2/13/16

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 After Eight Year Slump, 2015 Bookstore Sales Rise (Publishers Weekly) 92% of college students prefer print books to e-books, study finds (Los Angeles Times) Simon &… Read more »

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