Tag: Amazon

News & Notes – 9/21/2019

News & Notes – 9/21/2019

Bookish News Amazon Makes ‘Climate Pledge’ As Workers Plan Walkout (NPR; see also Amazon’s press release) 2019 National Book Award Longlists Announced (Publishers Weekly) Tonga to open first public library system with thousands of books donated from NZ (RNZ) Worth Reading/Viewing Margaret Atwood: ‘For a long time we were moving… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/07/2019

News & Notes – 9/07/2019

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 Indie Booksellers Incensed as Amazon Breaks [Margaret Atwood] ‘Testaments’ Embargo  (Publishers Weekly; also NPR if you prefer to listen) You can read an “exclusive first… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/16/2019

News & Notes – 3/16/2019

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 Lost portrait of Charles Dickens to be displayed at writer’s former home (The Guardian) Missing six lines from Jane Austen letter discovered after… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/02/2019

News & Notes – 3/02/2019

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 Lawsuit decided based on missing Oxford comma (The Write Life) A class action lawsuit brought by a dairy’s drivers for overtime pay was decided… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/16/2018

News & Notes – 2/16/2018

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 Amazon cancels plans to build NY headquarters but plans to go ahead with the Virginia HQ2. (CNN) The New Center for Fiction Is Opening… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/02/2019

News & Notes – 2/02/2019

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 Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, Coretta Scott King, and Alex awards were announced at the ALA’s   Midwinter Meeting in Seattle this week, along with a… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/17/2018

News & Notes – 11/17/2018

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 Amazon’s Grand Search For 2nd Headquarters Ends With Split: NYC And D.C. Suburb (NPR; NBC also takes a look) The 2018 National Book… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/06/2018

News & Notes – 10/06/2018

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 Amazon announced a $15 minimum wage for all US employees. Wages for UK workers will also increase. (CNN) Also, Wired has some thoughts on why…. Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/04/2018

News & Notes – 8/04/2018

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 Amazon Pulls Some Nazi-Themed, Offensive Items After Criticism, But Many Remain (NPR) This disturbs me on two counts. On the one hand, by… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/07/2017

News & Notes – 4/07/2017

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 National Library Week begins today. (ALA) The Hugo Awards nominees have been announced. Book Riot has the full list, plus links to buy or read… Read more »

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