Another Book Award is Renamed Due to Racism


The link below is to an article that looks at the renaming of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer to The Astounding Award for Best New Writer.

For more visit:
https://bookriot.com/2019/08/28/the-john-w-campbell-award-is-now-the-astounding-award/

Melvil Dewey Medal Renaming


The links below are to articles reporting on the renaming of the Melvil Dewey (yes, that Dewey) Medal because… well, he was something of a disgraceful scrub.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/jun/27/melvil-deweys-name-stripped-from-top-librarian-award
https://bookriot.com/2019/06/25/melvil-dewey-award-renamed/

iBooks is Now Apple Books


The links below are to articles reporting on the renaming of iBooks to Apple Books. The site is also getting a reboot with iOS 12.

For more visit:
https://the-digital-reader.com/2018/06/04/ibooks-renamed-to-apple-books-gains-reading-now-tab-bookstore-audiobook-section/
https://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/ibooks-has-been-rebranded-as-apple-books