Tag: Amazon

News & Notes – 7/04/15

News & Notes – 7/04/15

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 Apple Loses Appeal; E-Book Decision Is Upheld (Publishers Weekly) The OED adds about 500 new words, including cisgender, jeggings, and twerk. Read about some… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/06/15

News & Notes – 6/06/15

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 Miramax Faces Lawsuit for Mr. Holmes movie. (GalleyCat) The Conan Doyle estate is suing the film company as well as Mitch Cullin (the author… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/21/15

News & Notes – 2/21/15

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 Princeton alum bequeaths rare book collection worth $300 million to the university. The collection includes Shakespeare folios and a Gutenberg Bible, along with music… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/31/15

News & Notes – 1/31/15

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 Andersons Make Bid to Buy Books-a-Million (Publishers Weekly), but the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC is investigating to see if… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/17/14

News & Notes – 1/17/14

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff News and Notes is back from the holidays! Book News How Harry Potter fans won a four-year fight against child slavery (Washington Post). After a four-year… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/22/14

News & Notes – 11/22/14

  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 2014 National Book Awards were won by Brown Girl Dreaming (Jacqueline Woodson), Redeployment (Phil Klay), Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/25/14

News & Notes – 10/25/14

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 Economist Paul Krugman says “Amazon’s Monopsony is Not O.K.” (New York Times) For an opposing view, read Matthew Yglesias’s “Amazon is doing the world… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/18/14

News & Notes – 10/18/14

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 National Book Award finalists for 2014 were announced this week. (National Book Foundation) Richard Flanagan wins the 2014 Man Booker Prize. You can… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/04/14

News & Notes – 10/04/14

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 Author’s Guild Met with DoJ About Amazon. The Guild hopes to get DoJ to examine alleged anticompetitive practices by the e-tailing giant. (Publishers Weekly)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/27/14 (The Banned Books Week edition)

News & Notes – 9/27/14 (The Banned Books Week edition)

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Banned Books Week officially ends today. While not every link this week is related to Banned Books Week, a number… Read more »

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