New library e-catalogs include vastly more books

New library e-catalogs include vastly more books, help patrons recommend ...
Washington Post
He sees the new catalog as a “reward” for those “who are strong supporters of lending” and “very enlightened” about exposing their authors to libraries. HarperCollins, which has restricted lending of its e-books, is participating, but not Simon ...

Four books about canine friends
Washington Post
She fusses over Scout like a helicopter parent, ruefully noting, “Henry and I used [training] books the same way our parents had turned to Dr. Spock to help raise us.” When books fail, she contacts experts such as Temple Grandin and Cesar Millan.

E-books put the accent on Arabic
The National
While experts say no one tracks overall e-book sales specifically within the UAE, the Printing & Publishing Group (PPG) in the Emirates forecasts sales of paper books to rise 5 per cent this year. It also notes more titles in Arabic are starting to ...

The National

Planned copyright changes could stop authors writing for schools
The Guardian
As someone who has written a hundred books for schools, I don't regard educational books as being less creative than any others," said Donaldson. Pullman insisted that "it's essential that the originators of such material should be fairly paid for it", ...

The Guardian

Well, Here's How Amazon Publishing Will Get Its Books Into Barnes & Noble
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is creating a new imprint, called New Harvest, for the print versions of the Amazon Publishing East Coast titles—by authors like Tim Ferriss, Penny Marshall, Deepak Chopra and, most recently, James Franco. “Our goal has been, ...

Yes, Virgina, the TUSD Board Did Approve Three of the Banned Books
Tucson Weekly
Safier links to a Three Sonoran's blog post in which it's handily pointed out that indeed the district did approve three of the books the district recently banned: Critical Race Theory, Occupied America and Pedagogy of the Oppressed.

New Books for the Old Internet
New York Times (blog)
There is Google Books, of course, and this somewhat unconvincing page-flipping simulation. There is also Project Gutenberg, the vast online archive of public domain e-books, and, you know, the Kindle. The best version I've seen, because of its ...

New York Times (blog)

Human books are currently available to check out at USU's first Human Library ...
The Statesman
"We want our books treated well," Neff said. Readers then get a library card and set up a time to have a conversation with the book, at which time they can hear and share stories about a particular topic. "It's like an informed personal narrative ...

Beach Books announces schedule of author luncheons
Coast Weekend
SEASIDE - Beach Books continues its tradition of getting readers together with favorite authors for a luncheon with an impressive lineup this spring. Lunches are at noon and are $20 for catered lunch, a copy of the author's book and a chance to visit ...

Haymarket Prints Books for the Ninety-Nine Percent
Center Square Journal
But more often than not, Haymarket takes on projects by unknown authors “covering stories that wouldn't otherwise be told,” says Macaraeg. Like that of the young Iraqi teenager whose blog Haymarket is publishing as a diary.

How Graphicly is paving the way for self-published digital comic books
The new publishing platform is available to current Graphicly publishers, with a full roll out coming in the next few weeks. The Boulder, Colorado-based startup closed a $3 million funding round in January 2011 led by DFJ Mercury, with participation ...


New kids books for the new year
Daily Herald
Three new books celebrate kids and Chinese culture as Chinese New Year is marked on Monday. From left, “A New Year's Reunion” by Yu Li-Qiong; “Crouching Tiger” by Ying Chang Compestine; and “Dumpling Days” by Grace Lin.(Washington Post) No, we're not ...

Publishing pioneers: How one family business spurred the age of the eBook
... the firm assorts adverts to books based on demographics. Content is split between Bookboon's own and eBooks from third parties like McGraw Hill. TabTimes asked how difficult it was to persuade authors to offer up their content on a free platform.


Ian Marchant's top 10 books of the night
The Guardian
Before taking up writing books, Ian Marchant sang in various unimaginably obscure bands, wrote up the results of horse races in bookmakers' shops and ran a secondhand bookshop on the Charing Cross Road. He has published six books, including two ...

The Guardian

Public Library eBooks to be Showcased at Second Saturday Art Walk Feb. 11
Everything Long Beach (press release)
“This event will make it easier and more convenient for residents to access books and other increasingly popular services that our Library offers.” At this free event, readers of all ages can learn how to download eBooks and audiobooks through ...

Everything Long Beach (press release)

Costa adds short story award to its books prizes
The Guardian
"A Costa for short stories could represent a breakthrough moment," said Lee Brackstone, publishing director at Faber & Faber and editor of Edna O'Brien's collection Saints and Sinners, which won last year's Frank O'Connor prize.

The Guardian

Books for Lent Encourage Reflection
Publishers Weekly
By Kerry Weber For many Christians, Lent is a time for prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. For religion publishers, it's a time to release new titles aimed at helping the spiritually minded gain a new perspective on the liturgical season.

Publishers Weekly

Popar Books – Reach Out and Grab you… really! » Coolest Gadgets
By Julie
So here we go, even our books are becoming high tech, I can see it now, gone are the days of the quiet library. No longer will we feel the evil eye and hear the stern Shhhhhh… of the librarian. Someday, and that day may be here sooner rather ...
Coolest Gadgets

Food Politics » Books worth reading
By Marion
Books worth reading. I'm at the Emma Willard school in Troy, NY today and will miss the noon USDA conference call announcing new school nutrition standards. I will post on them tomorrow. In the meantime… Sarah Wu (aka Mrs. Q), Fed Up ...
Food Politics

In defense of e-books | TeleRead: News and views on e-books ...
By Chris Meadows
TeleRead - News and views on ebooks, libraries, publishing and related topics ... She also covers the benefits of e-books for students, the disabled, and indeed anyone who would just like to have a book in his or her pocket at all times.
TeleRead: News and views on e-books,...

INFOGRAPHIC: Most Quoted Books of 2011 - GalleyCat
By Jason Boog
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 ...

Amazon finds a beard to sell books from its publishing unit
By Dennis Johnson
According to a report from Publishers Weekly, HMH will form a new imprint called New Harvest to act as a front for Amazon's books — New Harvest will only include books from Amazon Publishing and “the New Harvest imprint will appear on ...
Melville House Books

Booklovers Partake of High Tea and Authors | American Libraries ...
By Pamela Goodes
Former American Libraries Editor and Publisher Leonard Kniffel shared anecdotes and behind-the scene tidbits based on his compilation of interviews during his editorship (Reading with the Stars: A Celebration of Books and Libraries ALA ...
American Libraries Magazine -...

This Week's Featured Authors | Envato Notes
By Adrian Try
This Week's Featured Authors. by Adrian Try posted in Authors. Jan 25. Tweet. Congratulations to this week's featured marketplace authors. KurtBilisim Featured ActiveDen Author: KurtBilisim. This week's featured author is KurtBilisim, who has ...
Envato Notes

More Books Published This Week Than In 1950 - eBookNewser
By Dianna Dilworth
In a presentation at the Digital Book World conference in New York today, author/futurist David Houle shed some perspective on where the publishing industry is today, compared to its place in history. “There were more books published this ...

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