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Budapest’s beautiful book stations

By Paul St John Mackintosh
December 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Budapest has one delightful and very practical resource for the reading public: drop-off book stations where people can both deposit and pick up books. These are … ahem … stationed in the northwestern district of Obuda, which as per the description on the book stations, describes itself [...]

Open a small community library, get fined or shut down?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
June 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

The spirit of the community library and encouraging reading is clearly not evenly distributed everywhere across the U.S. As citizens of Leawood, Kansas, found when they started erecting Little Free Libraries in their yards – which apparently are prohibited under a city ordinance banning [...]

Baen inks deal with Amazon, makes major changes to Webscriptions and Free Library

By libertyc
December 9, 2012 // 33 Comments

Toni Weisskopf has posted a series of messages to the Baen Bar indicating major changes in the offing for the Baen Ebooks (nee Webscriptions) store. Baen is finally on the verge of getting its titles placed directly into Amazon (and is negotiating with others such as Barnes & Noble, etc.) The [...]

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