Google Plans to Seek Books Lawsuit Dismissal

Google Plans to Seek Books Lawsuit Dismissal
PCWorld
Google and the plaintiffs -- which include the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers -- have been trying to settle the book-scanning case since 2008, when they hammered out a highly complex and controversial settlement agreement. ...
Mexico abuzz about top presidential contender's inability to name books he's read
Washington Post
But some Mexican intellectuals, even longstanding critics of the PRI, were sympathetic: “I myself, and I suppose all of us ... have moments when we forget authors, we forget books,” said historian Lorenzo Meyer. “We can't jump on Pena Nieto because he ...
National Literacy Trust highlights book-free millions
BBC News
The proportion of children without books is increasing, the charity said. It is now one in three, compared with one in 10 in 2005. Children with their own books were more likely to be above-average readers and do better at school, the study of 18000 ...
Giving Books for the Holidays
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By CYNTHIA CROSSEN I love to read so of course I like to give books as holiday gifts. But I don't know what my brother-in-law or cousin or niece has read. Advice? Combining Diane Keaton's new memoir with a copy of the film "Annie Hall" is one holiday ...
David Shanks, CEO of Penguin Group (USA), Named US Book Publishing "Person of the Year ...
MarketWatch (press release)
In the 1980s, Shanks and his colleagues had the foresight to begin acquiring electronic rights tobooks, well before the introduction of eBooks and eReaders. Now he is at the forefront of digitalpublishing and eExperimentation, with Penguin ...
Two New Take Control Ebooks Cover iOS 5
TidBITS
We've been pushing the pixels day and night to update our iOS-related books, and we've just put the finishing touches on a pair of them: “Take Control of Your iPad” and “Take Control of Mail on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, Third Edition. ...
Charlotte Lankard: Books by Oklahoma authors make great gifts
NewsOK.com
I'm recommending three books that would make great gifts for families at different stages of life and they all have something in common. The three authors are Oklahomans. The books were published by Tate Publishing Co., located in Mustang. ...
10 most-in-demand books at King County library
The Seattle Times
Three of Riordan's books make KCLS' list of titles readers want most. By Mary Ann Gwinn No comments have been posted to this article. Most people know Seattle is a reading town, but some forget that the County of King is equally enthralled with books....
Libraries showcasing ebooks across Greater Wellington
Voxy
The "Travel Light this summer with Library ebooks" tour will be on the road in the Wellington/Wairarapa region in the week beginning 12 December. The tour is being held in conjunction with the recent launch of ebook lending services in libraries across ...
Which christmassy books would you suggest for readers aged 12 or over
The Guardian
Please could you recommend some christmassy books to read in the nine to twelve or teen age range. We have lots of picture books in the house that are Christmassy but I would like something for older kids. Any suggestions? - Alexandra, aged 12 Asked to...
The Truth About Amazon Publishing, Part II
MocoNews
That could suggest that it's having trouble attracting big-name fiction authors. Seth Godin Is Forgotten; Print Sales Are Poor: PW lists Amazon Publishing's five top sellers in 2011, “in both e-book and print” (ie, I think, in those formats combined): ...
Are publishers putting the squeeze on bloggers?
The Guardian (blog)
Last month Sam Jordison asked here if broadsheet book reviews were "bland, boring and formulaic", and if books blogs offered an antidote to "chronically cautious newspapers". Now HarperCollins' American imprint William Morrow (home to authors including ...
School text books distribution national ceremony today
Ceylon Daily News
The national ceremony to distribute school text books will be held at Girl's High School, Kandy today under the patronage of Prime Minister DM Jayaratne and Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena, the Education Ministry said. ...
Greenberg Traurig's Robert Herrington Authors Best-Selling Book, Verdict for ...
Sacramento Bee
By Greenberg Traurig, LLP LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5, 2011 -- LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert J. Herrington, a first-chair trial attorney representing businesses in complex, high-stakes litigation in Greenberg Traurig's Los Angeles office, ...
Lexington Elementary buys electronic books
Monroe News Star
"It's great that we can take these home and not have to worry about carrying books." Students will use the Kindle for class reading assignments and will also be allowed to download additional reading material through the school's library. ...
THR's 5 Books of the Week: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Stephen Cannell, Cassandra ...
Hollywood Reporter
Two books of ultra-short stories, the final novel from Stephen Cannell, a look inside the olive oil industry, and a hot YA novel are the week's big books. The hot trend of the week is short stories—itty-bitty stories clocking in at just a couple ...
Maine authors sign at Reading Corner
knox.VillageSoup.com
Vietze and his family live in Appleton. For more information about the signing and to arrange for autographed books, call 596-6651. VillageSoup Knox/Waldo Arts Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached . . .
Our 2011 roundup of great books for kids
Louisville Courier-Journal
Wizard of Oz: A Scanimation Book by Rufus Butler Seder (all ages, 11 pp., Workman Publishing, $14.95). The cover of this little book is ruby-slipper sparkly; inside, 10 classic scenes from the 1939 Judy Garland movie “move” as you turn the pages. ...
College Prep: Famous Authors Take The SAT!
Huffington Post
Somehow, our friends at Figment.com managed to convince two of our favorite authors to actually LIVE that nightmare. Lauren McLaughlin (Scored) and Scott Westerfeld (Leviathan) agreed to subject themselves to the essay portion of the SAT—and to have ...
Planetizen Ranks For the Love of Cities Among Top Ten Books for 2012
MarketWatch (press release)
View the full list here: http://www.planetizen.com/books/2012 For the Love of Cities is available on Amazon.com. For more information about the book, please visit http://fortheloveofcities.com . Peter Kageyama is the co-founder and producer of the ...
Mexico top presidential contender can't name books
Newsday
Click here Mexico top presidential contender can't name books Originally published: December 5, 2011 11:35 AM Updated: December 5, 2011 1:54 PM By The Associated Press MARK STEVENSON (Associated Press) (AP) -- Oops! Politicians north of the border ...
Help USC Mother Win eBooks for Local Elementary School
Patch.com
By Becky Emmers Kelly Ehasz, an Upper St. Clair mother of two, has the chance to win a publishing contract, a $1500 cash prize, and an entire library of MeeGenius! ebooks donated to Baker Elementary School, but she needs your help! ...
Breaking Into Publishing | Rachelle Gardner
By Rachelle Gardner
In any case, #4 above says nothing about “publishing” books in different genres. It says pitching books in different genres. As in, you send a query letter pitching more than one book in more than one genre. That's usually going to get rejected. ...
Rachelle Gardner
Publishers dress up books to meet ebook competition | TeleRead ...
By Paul Biba
From Shelf Awareness: It's a transatlantic trend: both the New York Times and the Guardian investigate the efforts by many publishers, in the age of e-books. ... TeleRead - News and views onebooks, libraries, publishing and related topics · HOME| · AROUND THE WORLD| · EREADERS| · LIBRARY| · COPYRIGHT| ... "No, it probably wasn't the best decision for his heirs, judging by what the estates of other prominent authors have done with their legacy. But ..." Feix Torres on "Ray Bradbury's ...
TeleRead: News and views on e-books,...
Design Mom's Top 20 Christmas Books
By Design Mom
In July, I put together my list of Top 50 Picture Books, and I purposely left holiday books off the list, because they definitely deserve some undivided attention. But the time has come. Tis the season to read holiday books around a cozy fire! ...
Design Mom
You can't get ALL of your books on the plane (a post about fieldwork ...
By Ryan
Enough of the preamble: this is a post about books. Choosing books, to be more succinct. So, when I got on my flight to head down to Mexico, one of the tough decisions that I had to make was which books I was going to take with me. ...
Savage Minds
The Sweet (and Not So Sweet) Smell of Success: Life in Publishing ...
By Gina Barreca
“In the 90s, NYC publishing houses were still big on publication parties. This was my first job out of college and I was saving my pennies to move to NYC from CT. I'd heard about parties for 'big books' and was looking forward to my first. ...
Brainstorm
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By Paula
We have some fantastic expert guests joining The Publishing Insiders for special shows. Be sure to join us! ... Social media expert Michael Stelzner is the founder of Social Media Examiner and author of the books Launch and Writing White Papers. Learn more at ... Sell More Books". Sign up today for a free subscription to the best newsletter in the industry: Book Marketing Expert, which is packed with powerful promotion and publicity tips for authors and publishers. As a special ...
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Librarian Preview: Chronicle Books (Spring/Summer 2012) « A Fuse ...
By Elizabeth Bird
You wouldn't think there'd be a lot of call for road trip related books in the NYPL system, but you would be underestimating the average New Yorker's overwhelming desire to get as far from this little island as possible. So I know we'll have plenty of requests for Maria van Lieshout's .... The authors in question pair off as Ms. Halls & Chris Crutcher, Cynthia Leitich Smith and Joseph Bruchac (now that's a pairing I'd like to see!), Ellen Wittlinger and James Howe, Rita Williams-Garcia and ...
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The Writing Bomb: Turning Self-Publishing Into Self-Employed
By Jeff Bennington
You might have one or twenty published works, but no matter how many books you manage, you need to think like a business person. With 2011 ... (The following tips apply to US authors and might change per IRS policies.) You cannot hide ...
The Writing Bomb
Dan Agin: Ornate Books: The Last Gasp of Print Publishing
By Dan Agin
Instead of throwing whatever business and creative talents they have into forging new paths in e-book publishing, print publishers and editors wrinkle their noses at e-books and give us ga-ga words about seducing customers with ornate book covers. Are they neglecting e-book ... Keep in mind that the articles here are penned by young authors, so please keep criticism respectful, and help us to keep this a safe and supportive place for writers of all ages to contribute. Post Comment ...
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Whatever Shopping Guide 2011, Day 1: Traditionally Published Books
By John Scalzi
Today's featured products are traditionally published books; that is, books put out by publishers who ship books to stores on a returnable basis. In the comment thread below, authors and editors of these books will tell you a little bit about their ...
Whatever
Copyrights vs Human Rights: big publishing and SOPA
By Cory Doctorow
In honor of Human Rights Day on Dec 10, I've written a piece on publishing's shameful support of SOPA, a law that will punish the online services that are so key to coordinating and publicizing human rights struggles around the world. ...
Cory Doctorow's craphound.com
New whitepaper: Digital Publishing Suite Analytics Service « Adobe ...
By Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Team
Today, we're launching a new whitepaper that details how Digital Publishing Suite integrates with the Adobe Digital Marketing Suite to provide analytics for digital publishers. The whitepaper outlines the different levels of reporting available ...
Adobe Digital Publishing
Prowling Books In The Lair » Blog Archive » 100 Books A Year ...
By WLBblog
~Nicholas Sparks. I couldn't agree more. Books give such a unique look into other cultures, environments (real and imaginative), and personalities. This year is ending and I didn't get a chance to read 100 books but I did get in my fair share. ...
Prowling Books In The Lair
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Discussion categories. Google Books and eBooks: Partner Questions · Google Books: Searching and Discovering · Google eBooks: Getting Started and Buying ...
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1 comment:

Kelly Ehasz said...

You picked up the Patch.com article in December about my children's ebook, which was entered into the national MeeGenius Author Challenge. Guess what?! It won 3rd runner up! Check it out:

http://www.meegenius.com/book/6073/anna-abel-takes-a-tumble

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