Project Gutenberg Pioneer Michael Hart Dies

Project Gutenberg Pioneer Michael Hart Dies at Age 64
Techzone360
Some authors have actually embraced Project Gutenberg's aims, and will offer books completely free, while others are cashing in big time on the eBook craze. Of course, today's eBooks are more than just the digital reproduction of print. ...
Vista woman arrested on suspicion of stealing library books, DVDs
Los Angeles Times
A 44-year-old Vista woman has been arrested on suspicion of stealing more than 2000 books and DVDs from the city library in Carlsbad and various San Diego County libraries. Maria Natar, identified as a regular patron of the Carlsbad library, ...
250 authors coming to Texas Book Festival
Austin American-Statesman
The publishing world has speculated that Morgenstern's debut novel could be the successor to the "Harry Potter" series. Early signs back up such industry hopes: David Heyman, producer of the "Harry Potter" films, is in talks to produce the film version ...
Book Talk: Book research made Ann Patchett faint
Reuters
"I didn't do that in my earlier books but certainly in the last several books I have gone into places and characters and situations that are very far outside of my experience." Q: For "Bel Canto," you listened to a lot of opera for your research. ...
Tale of Unrequited Love Lacks Fresh Insight
ABC News
By MICHELLE WIENER For AP "The Taker" (Gallery Books), by Alma Katsu: Luke Findley, a doctor in the rural Maine town of St. Andrew, is on the overnight shift when police bring in a young woman they claim is a murder suspect. The woman, Lanore McIlvrae, ...
The books business
The Economist
The firm reckons customers will increasingly use them for ornaments, tchotchkes and the odd coffee-table tome—anything, that is, except books that are actually read. In the first five months of this year sales of consumer e-books in America overtook ...
Shortstop Genius Hits Ugly Slump in $650000 Novel Optioned by HBO: Books
Bloomberg
Photographer: Beowulf Sheehan/Reagan Arthur Books via Bloomberg The cover jacket of "The Art of Fielding" by Chad Harbach. The cover jacket of "The Art of Fielding" by Chad Harbach. Source: Reagan Arthur Books via Bloomberg At a small Wisconsin college ...
How new publishing model raises the cost of tuition
Globe and Mail
In fact, they form the foundation of the publishing industry's new business model. Textbook publishers are worried. They have seen what has happened to the music industry and the newspaper industry, and they know that they could be next. ...
Guide to Selling Used Books Online
Noobpreneur.com (blog)
Selling used books online can be a great way to earn a little extra cash. This guide will introduce the basic concepts of selling books online including: It is my hope that this guide will create a solid foundation of knowledge to help you get started. ...
Everything is Fall Mixed Up in New Children's Picture Book
MarketWatch (press release)
Everything is Fall Mixed Up! Written by Bob Raczka, illustrated by Chad Cameron, and published by Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group, Fall Mixed Up will have readers giggling as they find the quirky mix-ups that fill the pages of ...
9/11 for kids: a paper skyline, some new books, images of heroes
Chicago Sun-Times
The program featured Sugar Grove author Cindy Rodriguez, who has published a series of children's books explaining in simple terms what happened on that day and how children can still have fun, be in peace and not be fearful in their day-to-day lives. ...
Halberstam to Graphic Novels: Top 10 Books About 9/11
Reuters
By Steve Pond at TheWrap Novels, journalism, essays, children's stories, graphic novels, comicbooks, poetry -- any form that can be put on paper and between covers has been used in response to the events of 9/11. Books drawing on that day range from ...
Library, college plan Banned Books Week events:
The News Herald
PANAMA CITY — The Bay County Public Library has joined forces with Gulf Coast State College to plan a full schedule of free events for this year's Banned Books Week, Sept. 24 through Oct. 1. The events will include a censorship simulation; ...
Modern membership: library card offers access to more than just books
SCNow
Bill Morrison looks at the audio books Wednesday at Darlington Public Library. September is the American Library Association's Library Card Sign-up Month, an effort to remind parents to sign their children up for a library card. ...
Brazil book fair innovation contrasts with illiteracy struggle
The Independent (blog)
By Nicole Froio In Brazil, a 55000 m² book fair celebrates the written word for a week once a year by gathering the biggest publishing companies in the country and in Latin America. This year's event, currently in Rio de Janeiro, launches 1000 new ...
9/11 Remembered: The Top 10 in Movies, Books and Music
Reuters
By Alonso Duralde at TheWrap In the days after Sept. 11, 2001, as we watched the footage of the planes flying into the World Trade Center over and over again, many noted how much the whole spectacle looked like a movie. It was the dastardly plot of a ...
Accessible e-Book Reader, Read2Go, Now Available. App for iPad, iPhone, and ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
This app allows individuals with disabilities to read accessible books on the go from their Apple iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Benetech®, the parent nonprofit for Bookshare®, announced the immediate availability of Read2Go, a new accessible e-Book ...
Adobe Digital Publishing Suite to support Apple's iOS Newsstand
By Todd Haselton
Adobe announced on Wednesday that its Digital Publishing Suite will offer support for Apple's Newsstand feature in iOS. Newsstand will allow users to pur.
BGR: The Three Biggest Letters In Tech
Indie Authors Shaking the Pillars of Publishing - Reagen Dandridge ...
There are several services to choose from to print books, as well as services to create all the formats needed to sell ebooks. But what are some of the unseen obstacles that current and potential self-published authors face on a regular basis? ...
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Migrating to Digital Publishing? Six Key Questions to Ask ...
By Guest Contributor
Of the six questions, this is the easiest to answer. No publisher can afford to ignore the digital any longer: the tipping point has come and gone; more and more e-books and e-readers are being sold weekly; and authors will begin demanding ...
Publishing Perspectives
The IPKat: Books again ...
By noreply@blogger.com (Jeremy)
Books again ... Intellectual Property and Private International Law has now emerged in its second edition. Under the scholarly aegis of University of Nottingham-based Professors James J. Fawcett and Paul Torremans, this work has been ...
The IPKat
Publishing Perspectives Launches Children's Publishing Newsletter ...
By Maryann Yin
Editor-in-chief Edward Nawotka had this statement in the release: “Worldwide, publishers of children's and young adult books are among the most innovative and visionary in the book business…With so many wonderful stories coming out of ...
GalleyCat
Rallying Cries vs. Reality: Profits and Publishing Meet Academics ...
By Kent Anderson
In the case of booksauthors receive royalties, often handsome royalties, as part of their deals with these publishers. Journals are published for the most part under contract, and the non-profit organizations contracting with these for-profit ...
The Scholarly Kitchen
Flavorwire » 10 Sports-Related Books You Don't Have to Be a Fan ...
By Tom Hawking
10 Sports-Related Books You Don't Have to Be a Fan to Enjoy ... Our Favorite Tweets by Dead Authors ... So here's Flavorpill's choice of 10 sports-related books that are worth a look whether or not you're interested in the sport concerned. ...
Flavorwire
Banned Books Week: Never a bonfire around when you need one ...
By News
Banned Books Week pleads for special protection for those books that represent the leading edge of where the establishment wants to go next, not for intellectual freedom in general. These friends ofbooks never focus on bans initiated by the ...
Uncommon Descent
Books On Bikes For Good | Care2 Healthy Living
By Ronnie Citron-Fink
A tricycle functions as a mobile library bringing books to people living in areas with no access to a library.
Care2 Healthy Living
Learn About Audio Books For Those With Vision Loss and Low Vision
By Ammer Naber
Many people with macular degeneration or other types of vision loss, will alternate from reading their favorite books to listening to their favorite books.
Enhanced Vision
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