News & Notes – 6/27/2020

June 27, 2020 News & Notes 1

News & Notes: Coronavirus Edition

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff

Literary Losses

Carlos Ruiz Zafón, the award-winning and internationally-bestselling Spanish author whose books include The Shadow of the Wind, died on June 19, 2020. He was 55, and had been fighting colon cancer since 2018.

Obituaries and tributes: BBC; CNN; The Guardian; NPR; Shelf Awareness; Publisher’s Weekly . Bibliography and Biography: Goodreads; Wikipedia; author’s website

Bookish News

Worth Reading/Viewing/Checking Out

(not all book-related)


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