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Self-Publisher Lulu Announces Google Drive Integration
By Emily Price
Lulu announced integration between the Lulu One-Click Publishing app and the newly released Google Drive on Tuesday — a combination that will allow you to create and collaborate on a project in Google Drive and then publish that ... Documents on Google Drive can be published as PDF e-books, or be converted into print books on that can then be sold on the site. ... And after i removed every connection i have with them , they still sell my old book on the ibookstore.

Barnes & Noble says new glowing Nook eReader will ship early in ...
By Zach Epstein
Filed Under: eBooks. Barnes & Noble on Tuesday announced that its new Nook Simple ToucheBook reader will begin shipping ahead of schedule over the next week. The bookseller unveiled its new Nook eReader earlier this month, and the ...
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Amazon e-book prices: Good news ... for now
By Julianne Pepitone @CNNMoneyTech April 25, 2012: 12:19 PM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- When the Justice Department filed suit against Apple and five major book publishers alleging e-bookprice fixing, the government hawked it as a triumph for consumers.

Authors book is a prequel to 'Downton Abbey'
Kansas City Star
By JILL VEJNOSKA Most authors are lucky to have one hot book to talk up in public these days. And then there's Carol Wallace. Her most recent novel is "Leaving Van Gogh," which Publishers Weekly hailed as "an intense look at the last months of Vincent ...

'The Art of Fielding's' Chad Harbach has gone from poverty to literary fame ...
Kansas City Star
He thought no one would ever read his book, titled "The Art of Fielding." It featured, after all, some pretty ambitious literary writing, a prominent gay character and a baseball motif, all no-nos for anyone with aspirations to the fiction bestseller ...

New Marco Rubio book to detail his family's immigrant past (blog)
Politico has a sneak peak of journalist Manuel Roig-Franzia's book about Sen. Marco Rubio, set to come out June 19. That's the same day the Republican senator's own memoir will be released. "A Path to Citizenship" "One ... who saw possibilities in the ...

Sci-fi publisher announces Tor and Forge will go DRM-free with all e-book titles
Tom Doherty Associates, a subsidiary of Macmillan and publisher of popular sci-fi and fantasy brands such as Tor and Forge, today announced that as of early July, all of its current e-books will be distributed without DRM restrictions.

Book Review: Economics: A Simple Twist on Normalcy by Kirsten L. Kelly
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
The author discusses consumer choices, elasticity, inelasticity, substitute goods, the link between education and income, the housing bubble and many other topical items in contemporary economics. Gasoline is an example of an inelastic good for ...

Free Books Spread Joy of Reading, Understanding of Native American Identity
“FREE BOOKS,” said the sign on the table. I expected there to be a mad rush and an empty table within minutes. Instead, people were skeptical about approaching the table. It was World Book Night, which is a charitable initiative designed to spread the ...

Publish, Don't Perish: Surviving and Thriving in Academia Today
Huffington Post
They want answers to the big questions: like how to build a career that allows them to attend to their students without relinquishing their own desire -- and their institution's demand -- to research, write and publish. And they want answers to the ...

--“The Miami Son”: “Not long after arriving in Las Vegas [at age 7 or 8], Marco -- along with his mother and sister, Veronica – began reading the Book of Mormon. Eventually, Marco, his sister Veronica and their mother were baptized as Mormons.

Book thefts stun libraries
Boston Herald
By Doug Fraser / Cape Cod Times HARWICH — Librarians across the Cape are checking their book collections after a Hyannis man was allegedly caught stealing books last week at Brooks Free Library. Arthur Souza, 52, was charged with larceny of library ...

Book Review: The Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi W. Durrow
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
I won a copy of the book by leaving a comment in June Goodwin's blog.The topic of biracialism is of interest to me. My three children are biracial, and they too had to deal with the similar issues the main character Rachel encountered.

Book Review: Jeff, One Lonely Guy
Huffington Post (blog)
Writing in the 1830s, long before the telephone, radio, television, computers and cell phones created a dialogue about technology's impact on American culture, in the book Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville cogently described a fundamental ...

Book Reviews: A Tortured History
The Atlantic
Another criticism is that book reviews lack intelligence. In 1891, Henry James, the ultimate aesthete, complained that we publish too many reviews and none of value. Reviewing, James wrote, was all presumption and chatter and lacked "concreteliterary ...

The Atlantic

Giving It Away for Free: World Book Night Givers Hope to Recruit Book Lovers
Dozens of publishers and related companies (paper, graphics, book stores) donated their services and products to make this event happen. The authors of the 30 World Book Night books also waived their royalty fees. The specially produced books, ...

Hitler's Mein Kampf may return to Bavarian schools
Chicago Tribune
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German state of Bavaria is considering publishing a book with excerpts from Hitler's "Mein Kampf" for use in schools after its legal power to ban the book expires in 2016. The Bavarian state finance ministry in southern Germany ...

St. Paul Library debuts 3M's Cloud Library for e-book lending
By Joe Kimball | 10:00 am St. Paul library patrons are among the first to crack open a new e-booklending technology created by 3M. The 3M Cloud Library lets patrons borrow thousands of bookselectronically to be read on many e-readers (but not the ...

The Case Against DRM on eBooks
As such, he's put together a thoughtful argument as to why DRM-free eBooks will be good for the publishing world... After I recommended that the major publishers drop mandatory DRM from theirebook products, I realized that my essay had elided a bunch ...

New E-Book Reader Sheds Light on Every Page
New York Times
No, when you buy an e-reader, you're committing to that one company's catalog of books forever, because their book formats are mutually incompatible. You can't read a Kindle book on a Nook, or a Nook book on a Sony Reader, or a Sony book on an iPad.

Rubio camp issues statement on book excerpts
Politico (blog)
The limited information that has been released about an upcoming book on the Senator contains significant errors and contradictions. Six months ago, the author argued that Rubio's family were not exiles, but now he writes how his grandfather took bold ...

Book World: Nell Freudenberger's 'The Newlyweds' explores cross-cultural tensions
Washington Post
Eventually, Nell Freudenberger will have written so many wonderful books that we'll stop gossiping about how success fell into the young woman's lap at age 26. The tale of her sudden fame is the stuff of writers' fantasies — a nerdy version of Lana ...

Pod: Mark Titus on his book, relationship with Evan Turner, N64 stategy, and ... (blog)
Since he graduated, Titus put a lot of his time into writing a book. It's titled, Don't Put Me in, Coach, and it chronicles the entirety of his college career and then some. Titus hops on to chat how thebook came to be, his relationship with Mike ...

Books - Flavorwire
By Emily Temple
Paris, I Love You: 10 Books Starring Cities ... Deputy Editor / Music Editor; Emily Temple LiteraryEditor / Weekend Editor; Marina Galperina Art Editor. Alison Nastasi Night Editor; Jason Bailey Film Editor; Tom Hawking Contributing Editor ...

Tor/Forge E-book Titles to Go DRM-Free |
By Management Services
Tor/Forge Ebook Titles to Go DRM-Free. ... Tom Doherty Associates, publishers of Tor, Forge, Orb, Starscape, and Tor Teen, today announced that by early July 2012, their entire list of e-books will be available DRM-free. “Our authors and readers have been asking for this for a long time,” said president and publisher Tom Doherty. “They're a ... It prevents them from using legitimately-purchased e-books in perfectly legal ways, like moving them from one kind of e-reader to another.” ... Frontpage Partial - Blog...

Get Free Books, Gadgets, and More by Writing Thoughtful Reviews
By Adam Dachis
Shhh, don't let anyone know, but you can get free books from authors, even the acclaimed and famous ones, if you try this trick. A lot of times, you can even get the book ahead of its release. All you have to do is start building up a nice ...

Science Fiction Publisher Liberates Its E-Books - Hit & Run : Reason ...
By Katherine Mangu-Ward
Tor/Forge, the rather libertarian science fiction publishing house I profiled in "Tor's World Without Death or Taxes," has decided to eliminate digital rights management from their e-books: “Ourauthors and readers have been asking for this for a long time,” said president and publisher Tom ... It prevents them from using legitimately-purchased e-books in perfectly legal ways, like moving them from one kind of e-reader to another.” ... Baen also has a fairly large library of free ebooks.
Hit & Run

Are eBook Authors Unwittingly Losing Sales? | TeleRead: News and ...
By Rich Adin
Follow us on. Connect. TeleRead - News and views on ebooks, libraries, publishing and related topics ... Although I have not written about this topic before, I have often thought about how I rarely remember wither the author or the book title of the ebook I am currently reading or have just finished. My experience is ... These are three authors whose names and books I can still recall, even though, for example, it has been probably 2 years since I last read anything by Parkinson. Yet since ...
TeleRead: News and views on e-books,...

The Most Highlighted Book Passage of All Time on the Kindle Is Like ...
By Casey Chan
The Most Highlighted Book Passage of All Time on the Kindle Is Like So Deep Man · books reading kindle amazon highlighted passage The Hunger Games. By Casey ... True Blood Author Charlaine Harris Lands Another Creepshow Jezebel ...

Irina Shayk: 'Perfect Bra' Book Launch! | Irina Shayk : Just Jared
By morgan
Irina Shayk: 'Perfect Bra' Book Launch! ... Irina Shayk blows kisses to the camera at the launch of Intimissimi's new book, “The Perfect Bra”, on Tuesday (April 24) in London, England. The 26-year-old model has been keeping busy promoting ...
Just Jared

Economist's View: "The DRM Free Movement for eBooks Expands"
By Mark Thoma
Joshua Gans notes a new development in the eBook wars: The DRM free movement for eBooksexpands, Digitopoly: So it started with JK Rowling who went platform independent and effectively DRM free on the Harry Potter series. This meant that... ... of eBooks proliferates, there will likely be a role for publishers to continue doing this. They won't get paid for binding books in the traditional sense, but they can still offer a platform where authors will get noticed in return for exclusivity.
Economist's View

Fabri Literary Prize - The
By Lisa Dusenbery
Fabri Literary Prize. Lisa Dusenbery bio ↓ · April 24th, 2012 · filed under books. The Fabri LiteraryPrize, which annually awards a $7500 advance and publishing contract, is now open for submissions. The prizewinner will be published by ...

Jordan: Publisher, Journalist Charged in State Security Court ...
By Human Rights Watch
(Beirut) – The charges by Jordan's military prosecutor against a journalist and publisher of a news website apparently violate their free speech rights, Human Rights Watch said today. ... Late on April 23, Ali al-Mubaidhin, military prosecutor at the State Security Court, summoned Sahar al-Muhtasab, the article's author and the website's parliamentary affairs correspondent, and her brother Jamal al-Muhtasab, Gerasa News's publisher, for investigation, Sahar al-Muhtasab told Human ...

Upcoming Marco Rubio Book Shows How Grandfather's ...
By Alex Alvarez
We're going to have competing Marco Rubio books coming out on June 19: his own autobiography, An American Son. And what we have our hands on is a much more critical book by The Washington Post's Manuel Roig-Franzia coming out ...

Y! Big Story: What an e-book might really cost, for all of us | Trending ...
Just why are e-books so expensive, and should they be? ... (Tangential aside: Purchasing an e-book reader is believed to be a more ... And one best-selling author claims that the Apple deal actually staved off the death of ... Apple publisher partnership ... authors -- belies any notion that we increased prices on all eBooks.

For independent booksellers, a time to innovate
Kansas City Star
The reason: A Barnes & Noble deal had just gone sour. Sindwani had a rescue deal. Today, the renamed and relocated Towne Book Center & Cafe at Providence Town Center in Collegeville, Pa., is, like other survivors, still in the game and still ...

FastPencil Publishing Launches Hysterical Book of Facebook Statuses
MarketWatch (press release)
CAMPBELL, Calif., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Today FastPencil announced the launch of "My Self Serving Book of Facebook Statuses and Notes (It Doesn't Suck as Much as You'd Think)" by new author and funnyman Vinnie Rinaudo.

Rancho Santa Fe resident achieves lifelong dream of becoming a successful author
Rancho Santa Fe Review
By Karen Billing When Rancho Santa Fe author finally found the time to pursue her lifelong love of writing she filled the pages of nearly 25 books. The 60-year Rancho Santa Fe resident has written all of those books in the last eight years.

Rancho Santa Fe Review

Jill Smokler has discussion, book signing
Orlando Sentinel
By Matthew J. Palm, Orlando Sentinel Arts Writer Author Jill Smokler will lead a discussion of her book "Confessions of a Scary Mommy" at 2 pm Sunday, April 29. Smokler will also sign copies of the book. Smokler, whose credo is "parenting doesn't have ...

New York turns out to lunch for Mike Nichols and 'Death of a Salesman'
Chicago Tribune
He will be in New York City tomorrow, April 26, along with his moms, Terry Wahls and Jackie Reger, at Barnes and Noble's 2289 Broadway. This promises to be an unusual seminar, moderated by co-author Bruce Littlefield. It kicks off the book "My Two ...

The Justice Department Jumps Into Amazon's Pocket
Huffington Post (blog)
When large publishers, small publishers, independent booksellers, Barnes & Noble, Apple Corporation, the American Booksellers Association, and the Authors Guild all agree that this case is terribly wrong, it's time for the Justice Department take a ...

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