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Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
November 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

John Wiley Teams with TED to Offer Educational Content (Publisher’s Weekly) The Missing Man Booker Backlist (Good E-Reader) The Sobering Economics of eBook Subscription Services (Digital Book World) Apple Granted Patent for eBook Page Turning (The Register) Kindle Daily Deal: Freedom from [...]

Man Booker winner, Graham Swift, talks about ebooks and poor royalties

By libertyc
August 18, 2011 // 7 Comments

Since The Bookseller’s site is down I’m reprinting this email article in full (block quotes omitted): Man Booker-winning author Graham Swift has said there is a danger aspiring writers may be put off from writing if the rates they are paid decrease in the digital age. Speaking on BBC [...]

Man Booker Prize to use ebook distribution

By libertyc
January 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

According to a tweet from one of the five members of the Man Booker judging panel: “We are to be given Kindles for Booker judging so they won’t have to post us tons of real books”. According to The Age, judges last year had to deal with 138 hardback books. The article goes on to [...]

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