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After the exciting and exhausting work of hosting All Fines Forgiven, we are taking a break this week to enjoy some coffee and deliver a hodgepodge of industry news via digestible footnotes. We recommend the espresso con panna. Ready? Set? Read.
In this week’s industry roundup, Bella has become Beau, Jacob has become Julie, and Edward has become Edythe. But more importantly, we avoid discussing Stephanie Meyer to honor Svetlana Alexievich as the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature winner, and conclude with footnotes on teen poets, Harry Potter, and Grace Jones. Ready? Set? Read!
In this week’s rundown, we continue the imperative discussion of race in book publishing with Mira Jacob’s keynote address at Publishers Weekly 2015 Star Watch. The Pew Research Center presents new findings about library use in America while our footnotes round out the news with an interactive and digital AP Stylebook, a $50 Amazon tablet,
This week we bring you updates in the form of fun and unexpected footnotes – plus a few industry surprises. Marvel announces plans for an upcoming series, TED-Ed brings Whitman to life, and Harry Potter might just be a villain. What?! Ready? Set? Read!
If you like soothing hobbies that allow you to multitask, adult coloring books might be the new trend for you. And if you don’t, well, Cormac McCarthy is hard at work in his next novel, slated for release in 2016, giving you a prime public-transit-manspreading opportunity. Ready? Set? Read!
As publishers prepare for the fall season, book news was quiet this week – save for the big outlier in the literary world: Amazon. This week we take a longer look at a recently published critique of Amazon’s white-collar workplace and round things off with footnotes on ebook rights management, the Confederate flag, and much