2019 Winners of the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement


The link below is to an article reporting on the 2019 Winners of the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement.

https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/09/140500/nz-prime-ministers-awards-for-literary-achievement-2019-announced/

Kindle Matchbook Closing


The links below are to articles reporting on the closure of Kindle Matchbook.

For more visit:
https://the-digital-reader.com/2019/09/30/amazon-is-shutting-down-kindle-matchbook-its-printebook-bundling-program/
https://goodereader.com/blog/kindle/amazon-is-no-longer-offering-print-and-ebook-discounts

Sponsor a Book at the Open Library


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the Internet Archive’s Open Library and its sponsor a book to scan program.

For more visit:
http://blog.openlibrary.org/2019/10/23/scan-on-demand-building-the-worlds-open-library-together/

2019 National Translation Award Shortlists


The links below are to articles reporting on the shortlists for the 2019 US National Translation Awards.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/02/140139/national-translation-award-2019-shortlists-announced/
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/10/american-literary-translators-name-2019-shortlists-in-poetry-and-prose/

2019 Booker Prize Controversy


The links below are to further articles relating to this year’s Booker Prize controversy.

For more visit:
https://bookriot.com/2019/10/25/2019-booker-prize/
https://bookriot.com/2019/10/21/literary-prizes-should-not-have-co-winners/