News & Notes – December 19, 2020

December 19, 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

Notable Literary Deaths in 2020: So many literary figures have died this year, from Christopher Tolkien in January to John Le Carré just last week.. Literary Hub lists them all (or at least most), with links to their NYT biographies.

Bookish News

Worth Reading/Viewing/Checking Out

(not all book-related)

Books, Movies, TV


One Response to “News & Notes – December 19, 2020”

  1. RO

    I was just telling someone about how sad I was over the death of so many people this year, along with everything that’s been going on. I agree – I have so many old books from long ago that continue to pile up on the TBR pile that I really need to get to. Many are romance, and a few are suspense too. I’ve been really looking forward to watching Bridgerton, and it’s already on my very long Netflix list. I’ve been watching lots more period pieces lately, Warrior, Emma, Effie Gray, the Deadwood Movie, etc. Seeing the Gutenberg Bible sounds quite interesting, and I need to check that out. So sad to see so many bookstores and restaurants are going out of business, and I continue to keep so many who need help in prayer. Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas, and here’s hoping that 2021 is so much better. Hugs, RO
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