Tag: Jane Austen

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 – 1/26/2018

News & Notes – 1/26/2018

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 Dolly Parton donated her 100 millionth book to the Library of Congress this week. Through her Imagination Library program, the singer has donated books to… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/29/2017

News & Notes – 7/29/2017

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 Michiko Kakutani, Chief ‘Times’ Book Critic, Steps Down After Nearly 4 Decades (NPR Books) ‘Sensational’ lost play by Peter Pan author JM Barrie published… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/22/2017

News & Notes – 7/22/2017

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 ‘Dash it all’: unseen Agatha Christie letters reveal author’s temper (The Guardian) Actually, they reveal a lot about her relationship with her publisher, which was… Read more »

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News & Notes – 2/18/2017

News & Notes – 2/18/2017

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 Goodreads rolls out new Rereading feature. I’ve been waiting for this since I first joined Goodreads. I’m so excited! Bookstore sales rose 2.5% in… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/20/14

News & Notes – 9/20/14

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. I had a spectacularly busy week on the non-blogging front, so this week’s News & Notes is a little sparse,… Read more »

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News & Notes — 2/23/2013

News & Notes — 2/23/2013

Worth Reading: Is Sherlock Holmes still under copyright?  Leslie Klinger, Holmesian scholar and co-editor (with Laurie R. King) of the recent short-story collection, A Study in Sherlock, is suing the Conan Doyle estate.  The estate recently demanded licensing fees be paid for In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, an upcoming… Read more »

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