Category: News & Notes

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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News & Notes – 6/09/2018

News & Notes – 6/09/2018

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 Bill Gates gives a book to every US student graduating [college] in 2018. Well, an ebook. Specifically, Hans Roslings Factfulness: Ten Reasons Why… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/02/2018

News & Notes – 6/02/2018

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 2017 Nebula Award winners were announced in May. Peter S. Beagle was honored as a Grand Master. N.K. Jemison’s The Stone Sky won Best Novel; Best… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/19/2018

News & Notes – 5/19/2018

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 Romantic Times is closing up shop. Also known as RT Book Reviews, the organization has sponsored the RT Booklovers Convention for many years. The email… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/12/2018

News & Notes – 5/12/2018

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 2018 Locus Awards Finalists were announced on April 30.  The Locus Awards recognize excellence in science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Check out… Read more »

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