"Sesame Street" NOOK Books(TM) Available for Barnes & Noble's NOOK Tablet

"Sesame Street" NOOK Books(TM) Available for Barnes & Noble's NOOK Tablet(TM ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The exciting NOOK Books feature beloved Sesame Street characters, including Grover, Abby, and Elmo -- who happens to be celebrating his birthday this Friday, February 3. Barnes & Noble will launch with seven titles with nineteen more to follow.

Barnes & Noble refuses to sell Amazon-published books
Christian Science Monitor
“Our decision is based on Amazon's continued push for exclusivity with publishers, agents and the authors they represent.” “These exclusives have prohibited us from offering certain eBooks to our customers. Their actions have undermined the industry as ...

Christian Science Monitor

Cassidy: An Apple Charitable Foundation would make i-textbooks insanely great
San Jose Mercury News
The potential for digital books to save schools money and to improve the way kids learn is nothing if not vast. Apple's first few digital books are bright, beautiful, intuitive, interactive and academically sound. Students won't just read them, ...

Blue Peter asks children to choose 'the best book of the decade'
The Guardian
An unusual children's books poll is pitching the best selling authors of last 10 years, from JK Rowling and Michael Morpurgo to Lemony Snicket and Charlie Higson, against each other to find the "best children's book of the decade".

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Scientific publishing
The Economist
These must be paid by the authors, a significant expense for cash-strapped university departments. And there is also a lingering prejudice against electronic-only publishing. Web-based alternatives often seem less respectable than their dead-tree ...

Library Pushes Digital Books
Gazette Newspapers
With more readers turning digital pages of their books, free e-books and audio books from the Long Beach Public Library will be showcased when the Digital Bookmobile National Tour heads to Long Beach on Saturday, Feb. 11. The Bookmobile will be on site ...

Racine students read 1 million books
Appleton Post Crescent
(WTW) — Local children have read 1 million books so far this school year, beating a goal to do so by May. The new Racine Reads program challenged kindergarten through fifth-grade students at public and private schools east of Interstate 94 to read 1 ...

Amazon results spotlight digital books
Financial Times
Analysts said the explanation most probably lay in digital books. The Seattle-based retailer has stimulated the spread of ebooks via its Kindle devices but the shift from print is altering the fundamentals of its business as well as the publishing ...

Rare works from Serendipity Books to be auctioned
Interior of Berkeley's Serendipity Books, which had an estimated one million books. Photos: Ken Sanders The collection the late Peter Howard amassed for SerendipityBooks was so vast that it will take Bonham's six different auctions to sell it off.


Mo Willems and First Book Join Forces to Bring New Books to New Orleans Kids
Sacramento Bee
First Book is providing over 7000 Elephant & Piggie books, thanks to support from Willems and Disney Publishing Worldwide, who are making the books available at a third of the retail price. Disney is also providing activity kits, stickers and posters ...

Interview: Liz Pelletier, publisher of Entangled Publishing
Which is all to say that the publisher is making quick progress delivering its books into the hands of readers. The authors involved behind the scenes and scrawled on Entangled's book covers have names you'll recognize: Lori Wilde, Nina Bruhns, ...


RedBlue America: Are e-books as good as print?
By JOEL MATHIS and BEN BOYCHUK, Scripps Howard News Service Do e-books threaten democracy? Best-selling novelist (and former Time Magazine cover subject) Jonathan Franzen made waves when he declared that electronic books -- like those available on ...

Books: One for the books
Taipei Times
The exhibition's green reading pavilion, as well as the digital publishing pavilion, can both be found in Hall 1. Belgium activist Gunter Pauli, founder of the Zero Emissions Research and Initiative and author of The Blue Economy, will discuss ...

Books on Film: What Russell Banks throws on the cutting-room floor
Toronto Star
Greg Quill Entertainment Columnist Russell Banks remembers the first time he witnessed the end result of the long and complex process of turning one of his books — Affliction — into a movie. “I'd been too close to it, on the sidelines from the ...

Reading receives books from Kansas State Reading Circle
Emporia Gazette
Reading Elementary School students were the recipient of 142 books from the 86-year old organization. The decision to give Reading the books was decided at an organizational meeting in December 2011, because of the damage the town of Reading had ...

BUSHNELL ON BOOKS: 'Cozy' mystery has features that most of the others lack
Kennebec Journal
Daughan is the award-winning author of IF BY SEA (Basic Books, 2008), a comprehensive history of America's navy from the American Revolution to 1812. Here Daughan uses his considerable research and writing skills to present a vivid and exciting history ...

Recommended Books for Valentine's Week
Tucson Citizen
Love Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Many Ways We Celebrate Romance and Passion by Deborah A. Levine (Skyhorse Publishing, $14.95) This wonderfully collection of letters, quotations, and fun facts reveal a fascinating history ...

Prominent publishing expert Thad McIlroy intrigued by LibraryCity's ...
By David Rothman
Follow us on. Connect. TeleRead - News and views on ebooks, libraries, publishing and related topics ... McIlroy has worked for clients ranging from Apple and Adobe to Thompson Learning (now Cengage) and knows business and technical details of e-books. “As you make clear,” ... But I think that it is caught in an untenable position between the conflicting desires/needs of authors, publishers, distributors, librarians, and, most importantly, the reading public. Your solution is an ...
TeleRead: News and views on e-books,...

dailywireless.org » Books: Time Limited?
By Sam Churchill
This video compilation of thought leaders at Digital Book World has some interesting takes oneBooks and publishing. The model that the big six publisher, Random House, Hachette (Time Warner Books), Macmillan, Penguin, HarperCollins ...

Two Reasons Why Books Matter — The Book Designer
By Joel Friedlander
Two Reasons Why Books Matter looks at the emotional power of books to move us, and their ability to last over time. ... publishing life at TheBookDesigner.com. He's also the proprietor of Marin Bookworks, where he helps publishers and authors who decide to publish get to market on time and on budget with books that are both properly constructed and beautiful to read. Like this post? Subscribe via RSS or ... Top 10 Worst Self-Publishing Mistakes—Explained! 36 Great Blogs for Self-...
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Melville House Books » Former intern sues Harper's Bazaar seeking ...
By Nathan Ihara
... hours weekly while interning at Harper's Bazaar. The lawsuit “could shake the publishing industry” writes… ... #Authors · Hail & Farewell: Wislawa Szymborska · Paulo Coelho wants YOU to pirate hisbooks! I am not Cormac McCarthy · British government ... The case poses philosophic and economic challenges not just for the publishing industry but for an overall economy in which more and more businesses are using interns….In the case of Hearst, its practices may be no better or ...
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » LIST: 20 books on survival….
By Glenn Reynolds
IS THIS A BOOK CONTRACT, or some kind of payola?… HOW MANY MORE YEARS does the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Have Left?… » February 2, 2012. LIST: 20 books on survival. Posted by Glenn Reynolds at 2:23 pm. Tweet · RSS Feed ...

Writers caravan smuggling banned books into Arizona
By brendanorrell@gmail.com
The caravan will be filled with authors and activists who will be taking banned books back into Arizona, to give to students. The bus will include banned authors, new authors, as well as concerned advocates of First Amendment rights of Equal ...

Books: “The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary British ...
By George Hunka
But here the possibilities for the discussion of this work via publishing are dimmer. We've got no similar volumes about new American dramatic writing from Ben Brantley, Charles Isherwood, or David Cote from U.S. publishers; I frankly doubt ...
Superfluities Redux

Blog@Newsarama » Blog Archive » On “Fake Books” And The ...
By Graeme McMillan
CHAMPIONS was the poster child for what Roger Stern used to call “fake books”–books without a viable core concept that worked, that only existed by editorial fiat bringing that particular set of characters together. While there were some fun ...

James Altucher: Self-Publishing Your Own Book is the New ...
By Andy Duncan
(Yes, I know the temporal mathematics behind that – see two books I wrote earlier, via the 'traditionalpublishing' route; (1) & (2).) On the Fred Reed front, after reading his piece three months ago, I have finished the 2nd draft of an 80000 word ...
The God That Failed

Booking Through Thursday: Found Books « The Literary Omnivore
By The Literary Omnivore
As a kid, I would read random books lying around the house, but I had some right to those. There are occasional free books available to me here at school—the chair of the English department often gives away teachers' editions of textbooks ...
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