Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 10/13/2018

News & Notes – 10/13/2018

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 The National Book Award finalists were announced. The winners will be announced tomorrow (Oct. 14, 2018.) The deadline to vote for ‘The Great… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/06/2018

News & Notes – 10/06/2018

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 Amazon announced a $15 minimum wage for all US employees. Wages for UK workers will also increase. (CNN) Also, Wired has some thoughts on why…. Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/29/2018

News & Notes – 8/29/2018

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   News from the Book & Publishing World British and Irish Writers Condemn No-Deal Brexit, “warning of the impact of a no-deal Brexit on publishing and… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/18/2018

News & Notes – 8/18/2018

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 Trump lawyers threaten Simon & Schuster over imminent publication of Omorosa Manigault-Newman tell-all book (Publishers Weekly) ‘Spotify for Cookbooks’ Prepares to Launch (Publishers Weekly) Snakes… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/04/2018

News & Notes – 8/04/2018

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 Amazon Pulls Some Nazi-Themed, Offensive Items After Criticism, But Many Remain (NPR) This disturbs me on two counts. On the one hand, by… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/28/2018

News & Notes – 7/28/2018

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 Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient tablet engraved with 13 verses of the Odyssey, dating from the 3rd century CE. (The Guardian) ‘Lost chapters’… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/21/2018

News & Notes – 7/21/2018

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday links post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Amazon’s Prime Day Weathers Glitches, Strikes (Shelf Awareness) House Rejects Proposal to Cut NEA Funding by 15% The vote was heartening for… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/07/2018

News & Notes – 7/07/2018

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 Print Unit Sales Rose 2% in First Half of 2018 (Publishers Weekly) And while audiobook sales are up overall, CD sales are down… Read more »

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News & Notes &endash; 06/30/2018

News & Notes &endash; 06/30/2018

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 The Locus Award winners were announced at the Locus Awards Weekend (July 22-24). Best SF Novel went to John Scalzi’s The Collapsing Empire, Best Fantasy… Read more »

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News & Notes – 06/16/2018

News & Notes – 06/16/2018

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Worth Reading/Viewing BookExpo and BookCon 2018: Authors Explore the Multiplicities of Diversity  (Publishers Weekly) BookExpo 2018: Reaching the Romance Reader (Shelf Awareness) A BookExpo panel… Read more »

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