Not My Review: The Body – A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson


Libraries & Ebook Borrowing Update


The links below are to articles reporting on the continuing controversy concerning ebook borrowing at libraries.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/16/140906/more-than-100000-sign-petition-condemning-macmillans-new-ebook-lending-terms/
https://the-digital-reader.com/2019/11/03/libraries-arent-pulling-any-punches-when-explaining-publisher-imposed-delays-to-patrons/
https://the-digital-reader.com/2019/11/03/libraries-are-boycotting-macmillan-ebooks/

Nominations for the 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award


The links below are to articles reporting on nominations for the 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s richest prize for children’s literature.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/22/141501/twelve-australians-nominated-for-2020-astrid-lindgren-award/
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/oct/17/british-nominations-world-richest-children-book-prize-astrid-lindgren-memorial-award
http://www.alma.se/en/Nominations/Candidates/2020/

America’s First Banned Book


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the first banned book in American history – ‘New English Canaan’ by Thomas Morton.

For more visit:
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/americas-first-banned-book