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Authors react: 'Bigotry will not silence Rushdie's voice'
Several authors and artists on Tuesday voiced their outrage over the cancellation of a video address by Salman Rushdie [ Images ] at the Jaipur [ Images ] Literature Festival, accusing the Rajasthan [ Images ] government of "abject surrender" to ... 

Local books: thrills, chills and quills
The Seattle Times
New in local books: Urban Waite's "The Terror of Living" in paperback; Paul Schmid's prickly porcupine story, archaeology on San Juan Island and poems from a Seattle University professor. No comments have been posted to this article. offers you unlimited books in the cloud for $24.95 a month.
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The year's top children's books named
Gantos and Raschla are well established in children's publishing. Gantos, 60, has been a finalist for the Newbery and the National Book Award. Raschka, 52, won the Caldecott in 2006 for “The Hello, Goodbye Window.” Gantos' novel follows the humorous ...

How to choose the best books for kids and teens
Washington Post (blog)
We discussed how the winning books were chosen, trends in young people's literature and how parents can choose quality books for their kids. (Full disclosure: My daughters' birthdays are coming up so I had an ulterior motive in seeking this advice.) ...

New Books: Slim biography suits America's shortest presidency
By Douglass K. Daniel AP ASSOCIATED PRESS Book cover image released by Times Books for "William Henry Harrison," by Gail Collins. At some point every schoolchild learns that William Henry Harrison was America's briefest president, his death from ...

'Agile' publishing at Digital Book World
The Bookseller
Raccah used the event to unveil a new, rapid and interactive publishing model where the content evolves through authors and their communities. Raccah said the model allowed for a more modern form of publishing where readers were involved in the end ...

E-books step up readers' control
Montreal Gazette
Coliloquy, though high profile, is ultimately just one cog in a digital publishing machine that grows larger by the week. Apple just launched iBooks Author, an app that allows anyone to create, publish and sell their own interactive books.

Graphicly Offers Self-Publishing
Come see MY books. Not go to Graphicly or some other app. Authors and publishers should be spending their time marketing and promoting their own brands, not providing free marketing to middlemen. IGN: What's the pricing structure? For a self-publishing ...

Speaking of Wealth Discusses the Advantages of Self-Publishing with Expert ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Soon thereafter, she started a business that helps non-fiction business authors self-publish. Her company provides editing, cover and interior design, registers ISDN and ISBN numbers and gets books listed on Why self publish?

Should eBooks Be Distinguished From Books? - eBookNewser
“Why do we call them eBooks anyway?” she asked. “Do we read emagazines? They're books.” Archer brought up the issue when telling the story of a politician author who she suggested write an eBook rather than a more traditional print book, in hopes that ...

Recommended: How books, puzzles may help ward off Alzheimer's
By MyHealthNewsDaily staff Doing puzzles and reading books have been linked with a decreased risk of Alzheimer's disease, and a new study may explain why — it reduces the accumulation of harmful proteins in the brain. In the study, older adults who ...

SAY Media Reinvents the Digital Publishing Experience With Remodelista Redesign
MarketWatch (press release)
The new publishing format makes it easier for editors to create beautiful, cross-platform media experiences, readers to navigate and discover relevant content and products, and advertisers to reach highly engaged audiences. -- Better Tools for Writers: ...

Augmented reality takes pop-up books to the next level (interview)
GamesBeat had a chance to sit down with Scott Jochim, president of Digital Tech Frontier and Popar Toys, to discuss his company's line of AR children's books, which are paving the way for affordable household 3D experiences.

Kristin Chenoweth Books 'Hot In Cleveland' Guest Role And More Casting News
Huffington Post
Chenoweth, who stars in ABC's upcoming "GCB," will Joy, Melanie and Victoria's old friend from Los Angeles who comes to Cleveland after breaking up with her longtime boyfriend, a high profile dermatologist to the stars. Look for the main ladies to try ...

Barnes & Noble: Stores Matter Even If Shoppers Then Buy E-Books Online
Multiple sales channels are critical for helping the most voracious readers maximize their purchasing power, said Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) VP e-books Jim Hilt at Digital Book World this morning. “Having multiple channels for single customers to ...

Bookstore owner will appraise your old books at Abington event
Enterprise News
By Anonymous A huge selection of used books isn't your typical long-term investment, unless you're Kenneth Gloss. Gloss is the proprietor of Boston's Brattle Book Shop, one of the oldest and largest antiquarian bookstores in the United States.

NBC News grows a digital publishing arm, plans 30 titles for 2012 ...
By Joseph Volpe
Under the company's newly minted NBC Publishing imprint, coverage related to current events, docs and bios, in addition to content culled from other NBC Universal divisions, will get a second life as either digital singles (think: longer than an ...
Engadget Launches a Spotify for Books
By Sarah Kessler
For $24.95, will give users unlimited access to its library of 11000 audio books. ...Apple, Zynga and Facebook Among Top 'Trademark Bullies' Today's Top Stories: Solar Storm, NBC News Launches NBC Publishing. Back to ...
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NBC News to start publishing interactive e-books | VentureBeat
By Heather Kelly
Interactive e-books are a hot business. NBC News is the latest major player to dip its toes into the e-book publishing business, the company announced on Monday.

Flavorwire » 15 Famous Authors' Beautiful Estates
By Emily Temple
Books · 15 Famous Authors' Beautiful Estates. by Emily Temple. Posted on 11:00 am Tuesday Jan 24, 2012. +. « Previous. of 15. Next ». “Decidedly, I'm a better landscape gardener than a novelist,” Edith Wharton once declared. Indeed ...

Why E-books Are Turning the Library and Publishing Worlds Upside ...
By Paul Biba
Connect. TeleRead - News and views on ebooks, libraries, publishing and related topics ... Why E-books Are Turning the Library and Publishing Worlds Upside Down. January 24, 2012 | 9:52 am. Posted in: library, Paul Biba, publishing ...
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Should Authors Listen To Readers? - GalleyCat
By Dianna Dilworth
Black Balloon Publishing is looking for a Managing Director. next job Jones & Bartlett Learning is looking for a Production Specialist - Media Services. next job Blue Ocean Strategy Network is looking for a Speechwriter/Researcher with international travel. next job ... Dominique Raccah, CEO/publisher of Sourcebooks, pointed out the benefits of having data and analytics in eBooks. ...dream up. Should authors be responding to market research when imagining stories and books?

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When my wife and I moved into our current apartment a few years ago, our most important decision wasn't where the put the couch or television or home office or even the dining room table; it was where...

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