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News & Notes – 10/08/16

News & Notes – 10/08/16

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 National Book Award Finalists (shortlist) were announced this week. The winners will be announced on Nov. 16, 2016. (National Book Foundation) Iranian judges… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/24/16

News & Notes – 9/24/16

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   Banned Books Week starts tomorrow!  Khizanat al-Qarawiyyin, the oldest library in the world, set to re-open after multimillion-pound restoration.  The library is in Fez, in… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/17/16

News & Notes – 9/17/16

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 Carla Hayden sworn in as Librarian of Congress. (The Guardian, with interview. Also of interest: The Baltimore Sun) Napoleon’s failed novel ms. goes up for auction on Sept…. Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/09/16

News & Notes – 7/09/16

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 Four unseen Beatrix Potter drawings found at Melford Hall, a National Trust property in Suffolk. (The Guardian) You can also read more about the drawings… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/18/16

News & Notes – 6/18/16

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 Boys who grow up around books earn significantly more money as adults, says a new study in the Economic Journal. (via Quartz) Writing Quality Decreases Among… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/28/16

News & Notes – 5/28/16

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 New Marvel comic reveals Captain America has been a secret Hydra agent all along (TIME magazine)—and the Internet erupts in vociferous (and often humorous) protest…. Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/07/16

News & Notes – 5/07/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Events Today is Free Comic Book Day! Here’s a list of comics to look for (via BookRiot). Here’s a list of all the comics available, and here’s… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/05/16

News & Notes – 3/05/16

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 PEN America to Honor Toni Morrison (GalleyCat) A complete list of the 2016 PEN literary award winners can be found here. The 2015 Nebula Awards… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/27/16

News & Notes – 2/27/16

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 Obama nominated Carla Hayden for Librarian of Congress. She will be both the first woman and the first African American to hold that post… Read more »

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News & Notes — 1/02/16

News & Notes — 1/02/16

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 New Conservation Effort Aims to Protect Papa’s Papers (NPR) With Cuba now more open to Americans, an effort is underway to preserve Hemingway’s papers… Read more »

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