News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff
- Photo Essay: Bookstores Are Opening, Cautiously, Across the Country (Publishers Weekly)
- Print Unit Sales Up 9.9% In Early May (Publishers Weekly)
- Booksellers Look to Curbsides and Online Sales, Not In-Store Customers (Publishers Weekly)
Worth Reading/Viewing (not all book-related)
- In Pandemic, Dystopian Fiction Loses Its Luster for Editors (Publishers Weekly)
- Natural talent: the 16 year-old writer taking the world by storm (Patrick Barkham, The Guardian)
- The joy of sets. The BBC is offering its sets as virtual meeting backgrounds. Want to show up to your next meeting from the Tardis, or the bar int Fawlty Towers? How about the Eastenders pub?