Tag: Amazon

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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News & Notes – 1/20/2018

News & Notes – 1/20/2018

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 BookCon Adds Sci-Fi, Mystery and Thriller Authors to Adult Lineup (Publishers Weekly) Amazon narrows list of potential cities for second headquarters to 20 (NPR)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/18/2017

News & Notes – 11/18/2017

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 The 2017 National Book Awards winners were announced on Wednesday. NPR has the story, and a complete list of finalists and winners. Barnes &… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/28/2017

News & Notes – 10/28/2017

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 Unseen Harper Lee letters give intimate view of To Kill a Mockingbird author (The Guardian) Whole Foods Adds Nearly $1.3 Billion to Amazon (Publishers… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/21/2017

News & Notes – 10/21/2017

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 Man Booker Prize goes to George Saunders’s Lincoln in the Bardo (The Guardian) It’s the second year in a row that an American novel has… Read more »

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