News & Notes – Coronavirus Edition, Week 5 (4/11/2020)

April 11, 2020 News & Notes 2

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

NAME, biographyObituaries and tributes: CNN; The Guardian; NPR; Publisher’s Weekly . Bibliography and Biography: Goodreads; Wikipedia; author’s website

Bookish News

Worth Reading/Viewing (not all book-related)

Free Fiction Online

  • Little Free Library by Naomi Kritzer ( This is a lovely short story about fantasy novels, a Little Free Library, and a mysterious visitor.

More Stay-At-Home Resources

Cool, Fun, and Awesome

Staying at home is giving people of all ages plenty of time for creativity. One result is lots of music, both solo and virtual ensemble. This talented young woman wrote a clever song with her dad. Also, check out the nonmusical links below.


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