Category: News & Notes

News & Notes – 8/17/2019

News & Notes – 8/17/2019

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 Community Joins Forces in Support of Author Beth Revis (Publishers Weekly) N.K. Jemisin Named 2019 Indies First Spokesperson by the ABA. A… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/10/2019

News & Notes – 8/10/2019

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 Elliot’s acquisition of troubled retailer Barnes & Noble was finalized on Aug. 7, 2019. Elliot is the same hedge fund that owns the bookstore… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/27/2019

News & Notes – 7/27/2019

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 Yuval Noah Harari admits approving censored Russian translation of Sapiens in order to get the book past Russian censors. Censorship in Russia is… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/20/2019

News & Notes – 7/20/2019

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 #BookstoresAgainstBorders Raises $30,000 and Counting (Publishers Weekly) Audible’s Captions Program Stirs Fears, Frustration Among Publishers (Publishers Weekly)   Worth Reading/Viewing YA For Changing Times… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/06/2019

News & Notes – 7/06/2019

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 Awards were announced on June 29. Congratulations to Mary Robinette Kowal (The Calculating Stars, Science Fiction Novel), Naomi Novik (Spinning Silver, Fantasy Novel), Paul Tremblay (The… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/29/2018

News & Notes – 6/29/2018

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News ALA Reports Strong Attendance at 2019 Annual Conference. The article also covers highlights and major issues from the conference. (Publishers Weekly) ALA Votes… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/01/2019

News & Notes – 6/01/2019

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 Turkey puts novelists including Elif Shafak under investigation (The Guardian) BookExpo 2019: Indie Bookstores Grow in Number, Profits (Publishers Weekly) Historian speaks of… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/25/2019

News & Notes – 5/25/2019

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 2019 Locus Awards Finalists were announced May 7. It’s a strong and diverse list. One of my favorite books of last year, The… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/04/2019

News & Notes – 5/04/2019

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 Nora Roberts Sues Brazilian Author, Cites ‘Multi-Plagiarism’ (US News & World Report) Industry Reacts to B&T Exiting the Retail Wholesale Business. Baker and… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/27/2019

News & Notes – 4/27/2019

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 Why Harry Potter and Paddington Bear are essential reading … for grown-ups (Katherine Rundell, The Guardian) Now You See Me, Now You Don’t… Read more »

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