Friday News: More digital lending; 24 hour library access; and Noel Gallagher hates books?
Each year, a portion of the proceeds from the Emerald City Writers’ Conference book fair goes to support DAWN (Domestic Abuse Women’s Network). For 2013, they’ve partnered with Barnes & Noble as the vendor, which means readers who are unable to attend the book fair in person will still be able to have a portion of their purchase go toward DAWN. If a reader purchases a book by a participating author does so either in a B&N store or online, DAWN will receive a donation.
Titles purchased in a Barnes & Noble store from October 19th-October 25th and titles purchased at www.bn.com from October 19th-October 30th will have a portion of the sale donated to DAWN. Enter code 11132172 at time of check out, or mention the code when purchasing in store. Participating authors include Maya Banks, Karen Rose, Robyn Carr, Marie Force, Cecilia Grant, Yasmine Galenorn, Vivian Arend, Tiffany Reisz, and Andrew Shaffer.
For readers in the Seattle area, the fair itself is Saturday, October 19th, from 4:30 – 6:30 in the Grand Ballroom of the Westin Hotel. Open to the public. For a complete list of participating authors: http://www.gsrwa.org/
“Because people who write and read and review books are f–king putting themselves a tiny little bit above the rest of us who f–king make records and write pathetic little songs for a living.”
So how does he feel about the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, even though he doesn’t seem to know who it is? “What a c—. Whoever that is, has got to be. I don’t get it. Book sellers, book readers, book writers, book owners — f–ck all of them,” says Gallagher. Seriously, book owners? CBA
This does not include the FRONTLIST titles. The books purchased are good for two years or 52 lends and titles are around $25 per hardcover. lending through OverDrive.