Tag: News & Notes

News & Notes – 9/07/2019

News & Notes – 9/07/2019

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 Indie Booksellers Incensed as Amazon Breaks [Margaret Atwood] ‘Testaments’ Embargo  (Publishers Weekly; also NPR if you prefer to listen) You can read an “exclusive first… 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 – 4/27/2019

News & Notes – 4/27/2019

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Worth Reading/Viewing Why Harry Potter and Paddington Bear are essential reading … for grown-ups (Katherine Rundell, The Guardian) Now You See Me, Now You Don’t… 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 – 2/16/2018

News & Notes – 2/16/2018

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 cancels plans to build NY headquarters but plans to go ahead with the Virginia HQ2. (CNN) The New Center for Fiction Is Opening… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/03/2018

News & Notes – 11/03/2018

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 To Kill a Mockingbird wins top spot in The Great American Read. The Outlander series, the Harry Potter series, Pride and Prejudice, and The Lord of… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/18/2018

News & Notes – 8/18/2018

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 Trump lawyers threaten Simon & Schuster over imminent publication of Omorosa Manigault-Newman tell-all book (Publishers Weekly) ‘Spotify for Cookbooks’ Prepares to Launch (Publishers Weekly) Snakes… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/04/2018

News & Notes – 8/04/2018

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 Pulls Some Nazi-Themed, Offensive Items After Criticism, But Many Remain (NPR) This disturbs me on two counts. On the one hand, by… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/07/2018

News & Notes – 7/07/2018

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 Print Unit Sales Rose 2% in First Half of 2018 (Publishers Weekly) And while audiobook sales are up overall, CD sales are down… Read more »

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News & Notes &endash; 06/30/2018

News & Notes &endash; 06/30/2018

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 Locus Award winners were announced at the Locus Awards Weekend (July 22-24). Best SF Novel went to John Scalzi’s The Collapsing Empire, Best Fantasy… Read more »

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