Tag: News & Notes

News & Notes – 11/28/15

News & Notes – 11/28/15

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Worth Reading Renewing the Library of Congress (Bloomberg View) If you enjoyed a good book and you’re a woman, the critics think you’re wrong (Jennifer Weiner,… 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 – 11/07/15

News & Notes – 11/07/15

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 Amazon opens a bricks-and-mortar store in Seattle, while Indiebound adds a buy-now option to let ebook buyers choose the indie bookstore they want to credit… Read more »

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News & Notes: Halloween Edition 10/31/15

News & Notes: Halloween Edition 10/31/15

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 Earliest Known Draft of King James Bible Is Found, Scholar Says. The draft is of parts of the Apocrypha, and was prepared by Samuel Ward,… 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 – 10/10/15

News & Notes – 10/10/15

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 20 New Lines from The Epic of Gilgamesh Discovered in Iraq Svetlana Alexievich wins 2015 Nobel prize in literature (The Guardian) Scholastic Contributes to Syrian… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/26/15

News & Notes – 9/26/15

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 starts Sunday, and bannedbooksweek.org has ideas and resources. Also, scroll down for a bunch of banned books lists. The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip,… 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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News & Notes – 7/25/15

News & Notes – 7/25/15

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 Publisher plans no future editions of Cosby bio (AP via Washington Post) New Survey Shows eBook Buyers in the UK Outnumber Pirates By Fourteen… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/04/15

News & Notes – 7/04/15

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 Apple Loses Appeal; E-Book Decision Is Upheld (Publishers Weekly) The OED adds about 500 new words, including cisgender, jeggings, and twerk. Read about some… Read more »

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