Tag: public libraries

News & Notes – 10/22/16

News & Notes – 10/22/16

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 Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize for Literature. (NPR) Considered a longshot before the announcement, Dylan has yet to acknowledge the award personally, but… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/13/16

News & Notes – 8/13/16

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 Mass Merchants Feel the Love from ‘Cursed Child’. (Publishers Weekly) And total sales in the first week topped 3.3 million copies. (GalleyCat) Rikers Island gets unofficial New York Public… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/09/16

News & Notes – 7/09/16

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 Four unseen Beatrix Potter drawings found at Melford Hall, a National Trust property in Suffolk. (The Guardian) You can also read more about the drawings… Read more »

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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 – 4/02/16

News & Notes – 4/02/16

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 International Dylan Thomas Prize shortlist is up for 2016  Audible Celebrates April Fool’s Day with the Encyclopedia (GalleyCat, with Soundcloud clips; download at Audible.com)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/09/16

News & Notes – 1/09/16

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 400 Years After His Death, Shakespeare’s First Folio Goes Out on Tour (NPR) ‘Mein Kampf’ Enters Public Domain; Arguably, Anne Frank’s Diary May, Too… 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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News & Notes – 3/28/15

News & Notes – 3/28/15

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Seattle Public Library locations designated “Safe Place” for teens, joining a network of such sites in the county. Libraries: more than just books. (School… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/30/14

News & Notes – 11/30/14

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 Shakespeare Folio Discovered in France (New York Times) A previously unknown First Folio has been found in a French public library. A Harry Potter… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/25/14

News & Notes – 10/25/14

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 Economist Paul Krugman says “Amazon’s Monopsony is Not O.K.” (New York Times) For an opposing view, read Matthew Yglesias’s “Amazon is doing the world… Read more »

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