Tag: literature prizes

News & Notes – 4/09/16

News & Notes – 4/09/16

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 Isaac Newton’s Lost Alchemy Recipe Rediscovered. Or at least one of them. Newton, like some other scientists of his time, was interested in alchemy;… Read more »

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News & Notes – 3/12/16

News & Notes – 3/12/16

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 Man Booker International Prize 2016 Longlist Announced (Man Booker Prize) The longlist contains books from Africa, Asia, South America, and Europe by established and debut… 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 – 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 – 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 – 11/13/15

News & Notes – 11/13/15

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 Jacqueline Woodson awarded 2015 Langston Hughes medal (CCNY/CUNY) The 2015 World Fantasy Award winners were announced Oct. 8 at the World Fantasy Convention. Sheri… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/17/15

News & Notes – 10/17/15

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 2015 Man Booker Prize goes to Marlon James for A Brief History of Seven Killings. (Man Booker Prize website) You can read an interview with James… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/12/15

News & Notes – 9/12/15

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 Banned Books Week will run Sept. 27 to Oct. 3 this year. Check out the list of frequently challenged books to plan your BBW reading,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/05/15

News & Notes – 9/05/15

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff. I haven’t posted News & Notes in several weeks due to being out of town, so about half of these links are more than a week old… Read more »

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