Penguin e-books back in libraries – but no new titles

Penguin e-books back in libraries – but no new titles
By Anna Leach • Penguin's e-books have been put back on the virtual shelves of America's libraries, a week after they were yanked for unexplained "security" reasons. Penguin pulled its titles from e-book libraries last week ...
Magical books behind Martin Scorsese's 'Hugo'
Publishing still hasn't evolved quite the right term to describe Brian Selznick's hugely ambitious The Invention of Hugo Cabret (2007), a children's book set in Thirties Paris whose text was periodically supplanted by long narrative sequences of its ...
Books of the year 2011
The Guardian
Although most people knew him as a novelist and indeed a painter, Glyn Hughes had been quietly publishing poetry since the 60s. A Year in the Bull-Box (Arc Publications) is a poem-sequence detailing the turning of the seasons and the eternal processes ...
ebooks: A new generation of readers
Baxter Bulletin
"I love the flexibility," said Hannaford, 40, of Gainesville, Mo. "I love I can take this and not cart around a big sack of books." This summer, the Donald W. Reynolds Library serving Baxter County started offering ebooks to its patrons. ...
Kindle Fire Handles Archived Books Differently Than Other Kindles
Gotta Be Mobile
She, like many new Fire owners, collected dozens of eBooks on her old black and white Kindle. When she ordered the new Fire she was upset that “they automatically installed all of my old books” on her new Fire and she couldn't remove them. ...
Books On Entrepreneurship
Business Insider
I love books. I love to read. I realize I've had a dry spell – I've hardly been reading books at all this fall. That hasn't stopped them from piling up as my infinite pile of books to read remains – well – infinite. I gobbled down some entrepreneurship ...
Aqueous Books' upcoming releases
Aqueous Books stopped by Studio10 to talk about four books they are releasing. Notes toward the Story and Other Stories by Corey Mesler is a book of disparate parts, a sort of Frankenstein monster of a collection. And indeed there is a monster story, ...
More Than Books: NAASR Brings Community Together in Quest for Armenian Studies
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
He responds with advice as to what books are available or what academicians might be able to assist in the matter. He has succeeded Dr. Barbara Merguerian as the editor of NAASR's Journal of Armenian Studies, publishing six issues, including two double ...
Books of the Year: Football Books 2011
By Henry Winter German goalkeepers are supposed to be supermen, oblivious to weakness, putting off opposing strikers with an icy glare and famously capable of destroying English dreams in that ultimate test of nerve, the penalty shoot-out. ...
From Alexandria to Zuccotti Park: They've Been Destroying Books For 2000 Years
Huffington Post
As the book publishing industry dies, that power is concentrated in the hands of fewer, and larger, corporations. Ray Bradbury's Firemen will soon be obsolete and so will Bloomberg's troops. Soon a faceless bureaucrats or corporate lackey will be able ...
The Source Books & Gifts opens the door to a world of faith and art
The Huntsville Times - (blog)
But that mixture of the apparently secular with ancient and modern spirituality from both Christian and non-Christian authors is exactly what the Rev. Cheryl Blankenship envisions for The Source Books & Gifts, which opens this week in the space beside ...
Detroit -- In Books! A Metro Times Gift Guide
Huffington Post
Our friends over at the Metro Times have put together a gift guide of 2011's best books about Detroit. Read the full guide here. And read our review of Mary Minock's southwest Detroit memoir "The Way Back Room" and exclusive interview with the author. ...
Guardian Books podcast: First Book award
The Guardian
In this week's podcast, we're celebrating the new, dedicating the whole programme to the books on the 2011 Guardian first book award shortlist. First up, and with the only non-fiction book in the running this year, is oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee. ...
Thousands of Books Given Away to Troops by Small Nonprofit Press Founded by ...
PR Web (press release)
MilSpeak Books spurs increased trend of giving free eBooks to deployed troops and inspires literary award nominations. MilSpeak Books, the nonprofit digital publishing division of MilSpeak Foundation, Inc. (501c3), publishes creative works by military ...
Why books are a great reason to escape
Firstpost (blog)
People who like books, far as I can tell, don't like real life very much. I'm an extreme case of the malady, but escape is the first and best cause for the formulation of stories; and all language is ultimately narrative. To live in a world constructed ...
The Reading Life: 'Agatha Christie: An Autobiography'
Los Angeles Times
I read lots of other books as well, but I don't like to go too long between Agatha Christies because, as a writer myself, I don't like to stray too far from the masters. And for anyone trying to write to be widely read, it's hard to beat Dame Christie. ...
SC publishing house to feature area writing, photography
Ironton Tribune
The publishing house will begin accepting submissions starting in January through Memorial Day, with a publication date in late 2012. “This is an amazing opportunity for the Tri-State area and it will be everybody's book,” Capper said.
Cookbooks by local authors make excellent holiday gifts
San Francisco Examiner
Here are my favorite books of this season, all from local authors. By Paula Wolfert Like Diana Kennedy on Mexico and Marcella Hazan on Italy, Paula Wolfert is the reigning English-language expert on the cooking of Morocco. She lived there with her two ...
Libraries expand beyond books
The Detroit News
These days, libraries are branching out from books into entertainment, fitness and computer use, even as they struggle with shrinking tax revenue. In a down economy, libraries are becoming de facto community centers, places where residents can look for ...
Wired for Sound
New York Times
By JOHN SCHWARTZ When I talk with one friend or another about books we've both read, I often have to admit that I read the particular work in audio form. Although I'm not especially perceptive, it's pretty easy to translate my interlocutor's expression ...
Will in the Middle
New York Times
of worthies turning out articles and books from pole to pole. But Garry Wills has upped the ante with a simultaneous pair of books. Though modest in size (hardly a drawback), they gain added interest from being the works of an eminent historian who has ...
Cargo Publishing launch a new crowd-sourced audiobook
The List
Publishing has seen all sorts of breakthroughs in the last few years, with a wide variety of exciting e-book projects springing up. But, as interactive as these projects promise to be, they rarely capture the aural tradition of storytelling, ...
Books for children launched
The Hindu
The Central Institute of Indian Languages launched its first set of multi-lingual books for children here on Thursday, with the release of various titles in Tamil-English. The colourful books, with plenty of visuals, have moral stories written by ...
A writer's tool: Author Charles Frazier follows the sound of music in new ...
Winnipeg Free Press
It's like a poetic kind of music, and I don't have that with all the authors I read. But it drew me in from the first line. It was that noticeable. The length of his sentences, just the way the sentences flow, to me it sounds like music. ...
E-Books: October-November
Locus Online
Collection of 24 stories, 8 previously unpublished. This is an expanded version of the print book published in 2004. • The author provides a foreword, and afterword, and introductions to each story. Fantasy novel, first published in 2001 by Borgo Press ...
Penguin Will Allow Lending Of E-Books, at Least Temporarily ...
Readers who want to borrow Penguin e-books from libraries through their Kindles have won a reprieve.
The Best Books Have Booze Hidden In Them
By Jamie Condliffe
If later today you're planning to try and shy away from your family by reading a book, I have a great suggestion for you: choose one which contains a bottle of scotch.
This Week In Photography Books
By A Photo Editor
This Week In Photography Books .... Photography Consultants · Photography Book Publishers · Promo Card Examples · List of Wildlife Photographers · Books Talking About Photography · Advice for Assistants · Becoming a Photo Editor ...
A Photo Editor
Best non-fiction books of 2011 — Marginal Revolution
By Tyler Cowen
I've already covered best economics books, best fiction, and the very best books. General non-fiction remains missing. It's been a very good year, and these are the other non-fiction books which I really liked, a stronger list than the year.
Marginal Revolution
Books On Entrepreneurship
By Brad Feld
I love books. I love to read. I realize I've had a dry spell - I've hardly been reading books at all this fall. That hasn't stopped them from piling up as my.
By languagehat
THE SMELL OF OLD SOVIET BOOKS. I'm too full of turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, and three kinds of pie to post anything that would demand thought and effort on my part; fortunately, a correspondent has sent me this link, in which ...
Largehearted Boy: Online "Best Books of 2011" Lists Update ...
By david
... Books of 2011" Lists: Abnormally Paranormal Reviews (books) ... Books (best books) Christchurch City Libraries (children's information books, poetry and fairytales books) ... comics artists) Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book) ...
Largehearted Boy
Writer Unboxed » The Critical Aspects of Digital Publishing
By Guest
Or was he prescient? Now it seems that Barry's decision is a harbinger of things to come for authors looking for their footing in the new digital age, and that traditional publishers (or what he calls “legacypublishing“) are finding it difficult to react to shifting consumer patterns — to the detriment of their authors. We asked Barry to share his insights ... First: Digital is increasingly becoming the dominant means by which books are distributed. Digital will never replace paper entirely, but it will ...
Writer Unboxed
pattinase: Friday's Forgotten Books, November 25, 2011
By pattinase (abbott)
Canadian Books!!! Todd Mason will have the links today but you probably know the usual suspects by now. Deb was a technical writer in the financial and software industries for the better part of two decades. Then, after being a stay-at-home ...
Bob Books Photo Book Review
Bobs Books Photo Book Review. ... Paperback – is described as a flexible book produced with the same quality as the other books in the range. On this particular occasion I opted for the 30cm square 'Photographic Hardback' book from the ...
ePHOTOzine Buyers' Guide
The Brooks Blog: New books in November
By The Brooks Blog
New books received this month include the following: Richard, Avramenko, Courage: The Politics of Life and Limb. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2011. David William Bates, States of War: Enlightenment Origins of the Political. ...
The Brooks Blog
Lego Books for Your Lego Fan! | No Time For Flash Cards
By admin
Reviews of Lego themed books for kids. ... I firmly believe in using their love to keep them learning and finding books that interest them instead of trying to force their interest in books we like. So here are some Lego themed books to look for at ...
No Time For Flash Cards
Jen's Book Thoughts: Crime Fiction's Sexiest Authors of 2011 - Part 2
By Jen
She's raising kids and a dog, taking care of a home, mentoring other writers, and actively publishing THREE series - a crime series, a dystopian series and a YA series. Her writing reflects ... Can we talk about his books today?" And I've adored ...
Jen's Book Thoughts
The Caribbean Review of Books (CRB) - MEP Publishers (Media ...
The Caribbean Review of Books (CRB), edited by Nicholas Laughlin, is a bimonthly ... Authors. Select Author... Kate Agard (5), Tracy Assing (117), Mirissa De Four (5) ... We offer our clients a complete publishing and production service: from ...

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