Tag: literature prizes

News & Notes – 10/19/2019

News & Notes – 10/19/2019

Bookish News Nobel Prizes In Literature Go To Olga Tokarczuk And Peter Handke (NPR). The Guardian’s Alison Flood goes into more detail, particularly regarding the controversial choice of Peter Handke. Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo share Booker prize 2019. (The Guardian) The decision to break the rules and choose two… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/21/2019

News & Notes – 9/21/2019

Bookish News Amazon Makes ‘Climate Pledge’ As Workers Plan Walkout (NPR; see also Amazon’s press release) 2019 National Book Award Longlists Announced (Publishers Weekly) Tonga to open first public library system with thousands of books donated from NZ (RNZ) Worth Reading/Viewing Margaret Atwood: ‘For a long time we were moving… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/06/2019

News & Notes – 7/06/2019

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 Locus Awards were announced on June 29. Congratulations to Mary Robinette Kowal (The Calculating Stars, Science Fiction Novel), Naomi Novik (Spinning Silver, Fantasy Novel), Paul Tremblay (The… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/25/2019

News & Notes – 5/25/2019

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 2019 Locus Awards Finalists were announced May 7. It’s a strong and diverse list. One of my favorite books of last year, The… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/20/2019

News & Notes – 4/20/2019

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 William Shakespeare’s London home ‘identified by historian’ (BBC News) Hunchback of Notre-Dame goes to top of France’s bestseller list after fire (The Guardian)… 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 – 10/20/2018

News & Notes – 10/20/2018

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 Midnight Ink to close doors in August 2019, after its Spring/Summer 2019 season. (Publishers Weekly) Pam Stack of Authors on the Air posted… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/02/2018

News & Notes – 6/02/2018

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 The 2017 Nebula Award winners were announced in May. Peter S. Beagle was honored as a Grand Master. N.K. Jemison’s The Stone Sky won Best Novel; Best… Read more »

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