Tag: Amazon

News & Notes – 2/06/16

News & Notes – 2/06/16

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 Agatha Award Nominees for 2015 have been announced. (Malice Domestic) The Agathas are awarded to the best traditional mysteries (i.e., no explicit sex,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/30/16

News & Notes – 1/30/16

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 Candlewick Press will donate 275,000 books to FirstBook, a charity which distributes books to underserved classrooms and communities. (Children’s Book Council) JK Rowling wins PEN award… Read more »

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News & Notes – 12/12/15

News & Notes – 12/12/15

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 Books-a-Million Goes Private (Publishers Weekly) Wisconsin School Board Member Tries to Ban Muppets Book (GalleyCat) Scribd adds sheet music from publisher Hal Leonard to its ebook… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/21/15

News & Notes – 11/21/15

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 Haruki Murakami awarded Hans Christian Andersen Prize (Yahoo.com) The National Book Award winners are Adam Johnson (fiction), Ta-Nehisi Coates (nonfiction), Neal Shusterman (young adult fiction), and… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/07/15

News & Notes – 11/07/15

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 opens a bricks-and-mortar store in Seattle, while Indiebound adds a buy-now option to let ebook buyers choose the indie bookstore they want to credit… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/24/15

News & Notes – 10/24/15

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 Fewer Americans have read a book in the last year, according to a Pew survey. The figure was 79% in 2011, but is now… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/19/15

News & Notes – 9/19/15

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 September is Libary Card Sign-Up Month (ALA) Tennessee mom calls Henrietta Lacks book “pornographic”; seeks to have it banned from school. (LA Times) Just in time for… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/01/15

News & Notes – 8/01/15

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff. It’s a light week this week; I’ve been busier than usual and haven’t had much time to surf the web. But here are a few links… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/18/15

News & Notes – 7/18/15

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 Leading authors call for [U.S.] government probe of Amazon’s ‘damaging’ power. (The Guardian) The lawyer, the lockbox, and the lost novel: Harper Lee book… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/11/15

News & Notes – 7/11/15

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 first chapter of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman was released on Friday morning. It’s printed in full at both The Wall Street… Read more »

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