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Morning Roundup: Has self-publishing become a cult?

By libertyc
June 3, 2013 // 1 Comment

Self-Publishing Has Become a Cult (Salon) What’s funny is, the adherents would have you believe that once you self-publish, the scales will fall from your eyes and you’ll recognize [...]

Weekend Roundup: BookExpo America '13 is a wrap

By Dan Eldridge
June 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

BookExpo America Report: TED Comes to Town (Vulture) There’s no better place than an industry convention for jargon verging on self-parody, and so it makes sense that Book Expo America, which [...]

Weekend Roundup: BookExpo America edition

By Dan Eldridge
June 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

Stephen King & John Mellencamp Create Interactive eBook (GalleyCat) A week after making news about avoiding an eBook edition of Joyland, novelist Stephen King has created a supernatural [...]

Morning Roundup: The future of smartphone reading

By libertyc
May 31, 2013 // 0 Comments

A History of Intellectual Property in the United States (Scholarly Kitchen) The history of patents, trademarks, and copyrights in the United States may not seem to be the most interesting topic in [...]

Daily Deals Propel Older E-Books to Popularity

By libertyc
May 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

The New York Times ran a great story over the weekend about the phenomenon of the ‘daily deal.’ Both Nook and Amazon have one—a single book (or a handful of books) promoted at a special [...]

Morning Links: Finally, a tablet simple enough for a woman to use!

By libertyc
March 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Will Authors get Compensated for Used eBook Sales? (Media Shift) News Corp Plans Publishing Spin-Off (AOL Money) Finally, a Tablet Simple Enough for a Woman to Use (Ars Technica) Army’s First [...]

Morning Links — More Bearish B&N News

By libertyc
January 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

B&N ‘could close a third of stores in next decade’ (The Bookseller) B&N Aims to Whittle Its Stores for Years (Wall Street Journal) Uncle Sam: eBooks for All (Digital Book World) [...]

Morning Links — What's the best iPad keyboard?

By libertyc
January 25, 2013 // 0 Comments

Best iPad Keyboard? (Lifehacker) iPads Replace Newspapers in Boston Globe School Donation Program (Paid Content) Younger eBook Readers Three Times More Likely to Discover New eBooks Through Social [...]

Morning Links — Tumblr becoming an online lit destination

By libertyc
January 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

Tumbler Now Nurturing Authors (Media Shift) eBook Sales Data, the Truth is Out There (Futurebook) Zinio Laucnes ‘Z-Pass’ Subscription Program (Good E-Reader) Courts Adopt Aggressive [...]

Morning Links — A Copyright Snafu from Lionsgate?

By libertyc
January 11, 2013 // 2 Comments

Can Ownshelf, the ‘Dropbox for ebooks,’ sail clear of lending controversy? (The Next Web) Lionsgate Censors Remix Video that Copyright Office Itself Used as an Example of Fair [...]

Morning Links — Even Polaroid is selling tablets now!

By libertyc
January 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

Polaroid Kids Tablet Debuts at CES (Good E-Reader) Your Gadgets Are Slowly Breaking the Internet (Technology Review) Q&A With Atria Books Amy Tannenbaum (Digital Book World) Early Signs Point to [...]

Morning Links — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
January 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

Irish Newspaper Wants to Charge License Fee for Links (The Digital Reader) What to Watch for in 2012 (The Shatzkin Files) Hearst: Nearly 800,000 Subs a Month, Short of 1 Million Goal (Paid Content) [...]

Morning Links — Stories you may have missed

By Dan Eldridge
January 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

Does Kickstarter Work as a Platform for Books? (Good E-Reader) Apple to Lauch iBookstore in Japan in January 2013 (The Digital Reader) Ohio Man Calls Police When Amazon Package Arrives (Huffington [...]

Morning Links — An Amazonian Briefing

By libertyc
December 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

Goliath vs Goliath … Amazon takes on Apple and Google (The Telegraph) Amazon to See a New Cloud Market in 2013 (The Street) Bookshops can’t compete with Amazon on price. If they want to [...]

Morning Links — The mysterious case of book cover theft

By libertyc
December 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

A Collection of Suspiciously Similar Book Covers (Flavorwire) Jennifer Egan: how Twitter inspired my e-book (The Guardian) E-Book Downloads from Libraries Hit Records on Christmas Day (App Newser) [...]

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