Tag: News and Notes

News & Notes – January 23, 2021

News & Notes – January 23, 2021

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff. Literary Losses James Gunn, science fiction author, editor, and SFWA Grand Master, died on December 23, 2020 at the age of 97. Gunn wrote several novels… Read more »

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News & Notes – December 19, 2020

News & Notes – December 19, 2020

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff. Literary Losses Notable Literary Deaths in 2020: So many literary figures have died this year, from Christopher Tolkien in January to John Le Carré just last… Read more »

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News & Notes – December 5, 2020

News & Notes – December 5, 2020

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff. Bookish News Romance novelists raise $400,000 for Georgia Senate races – with help from Stacey Abrams (The Guardian). Jezebel also covered the story. Allegheny County Jail… Read more »

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News & Notes – November 21, 2020

News & Notes – November 21, 2020

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff. Literary Losses Jan Morris, noted historian and travel writer, died Friday (Nov. 20) at a hospital in her native Wales. Morris was 94. As a journalist… Read more »

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News & Notes – October 17, 2020

News & Notes – October 17, 2020

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff. Bookish News Renowned Author Walter Mosley To Receive The National Book Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award (NewsOne) Rare Edition of Shakespeare’s Last Play Found in Spanish Library… Read more »

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News & Notes – October 3, 2020

News & Notes – October 3, 2020

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff. Literary Losses Winston Groom, author of the novel Forrest Gump (later turned into a film starring Tom Hanks), died Sept. 17 at the age of 77…. Read more »

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News & Notes – September 25, 2020

News & Notes – September 25, 2020

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 & Notes is publishing a day early this week, in order to bring you links to the National Book Festival, taking place online from Friday,… Read more »

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News & Notes – September 19, 2020

News & Notes – September 19, 2020

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Bookish News $3.2 million worth of rare stolen books have been found under a house in rural Romania. (Literary Hub) The books were stolen back in… Read more »

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News & Notes – September 12, 2020

News & Notes – September 12, 2020

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Bookish News A Different Kind of Independent Bookstore Day in the age of COVID-19. (Publishers Weekly) UK publisher And Other Stories expands in U.S. (Publishers Weekly)… Read more »

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News & Notes – August 29, 2020

News & Notes – August 29, 2020

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Worth Reading/Viewing/Checking Out The Library is Open…Sort Of (Publishers Weekly) Brian Kenney looks at the pandemic’s effect on libraries now and its implications for the future…. Read more »

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