Net Minds a new publishing platform

Atari Founder Says His New Steve Jobs Book Will Be Published On A Novel ...
And so his book is being published by Net Minds, a new “crowd-powered” publishing platform launched today by former Yahoo Inc. executive Tim Sanders. Instead of a potential author pitching a book idea to a publisher and then, if it's accepted, being ...

Facebook CEO's sis Randi Zuckerberg has book deal
HarperCollins announced Wednesday that Randi Zuckerberg, a social media executive and entrepreneur who left Facebook in 2011, plans a memoir/lifestyle book titled "Dot Complicated" and a children's story. "Dot Complicated," scheduled for release Nov.

"Harry Potter" gets new book covers for 15th anniversary
CBS News
He said: "As an author myself, I tried to answer the question, 'If I were the author of the books -- and they were like my own children -- how would I want them to be seen years from now?' When illustrating the covers, I tried to think of classic ...

CBS News

Using books to break out of poverty
While there, he was startled to learn that a library for 450 children had no books, and he heard something that he's never forgotten. “'In Nepal, we're too poor to afford education, but until we have education, we're always going to be poor.' And that ...

Dodgers: Mike Piazza calls out Vin Scully in book
Los Angeles Times
In the book, he said the Dodgers made a take-it-or-leave-it offer of $76 million over six years, said he would have signed at $79 million, and suggested the team leaked that it had offered $80 million. At $80 million -- or even at $76 million -- Piazza ...

Here's why book stores like Barnes and Noble are dying
Washington Times
NEW YORK, February 13, 2013 - It wasn't news to me when I heard that Barnes and Noble was fading out by reducing its number of book stores, some here, some there, some everywhere, gradually over the years. We heard the same story from Borders, that ...

Washington Times

'Safe Haven' fits sweetly into author's cloying formula
Detroit Free Press
Those simple pleasures are in the forefront of "Safe Haven," another treacly tale from the author who gave us "The Notebook," "Dear John" and "The Last Song." There's another beach town -- sleepy, bucolic Southport, N.C. -- another pair of lovers, each ...

Stephenie Meyer, 'Twilight' author, comes to Books & Books
She's one of the most popular authors on the planet — and she's coming to Miami. Stephenie Meyer, author of the Twilight saga, will sign copies of The Host plus one copy of any one of her other books at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Books & Books in Coral Gables.

The 200-Year Jane Austen Book Club
New York Times (blog)
Even when it comes to the high-minded business of literature, people do judge booksby their covers. Perhaps that's why Amazon produces glossy mock “covers” for its disembodied e-books, to be inspected and decided upon alongside the traditional print...

New York Times (blog)

Outskirts Press Reveals Top 24 Best Selling Books in Self-Publishing for 2012
San Francisco Chronicle
Outskirts Press offers high-quality, full-service self-publishing and book marketing services for writers and professionals who are seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining 100% of ...
San Francisco Chronicle

Atari Founder's Steve Jobs Book Will Kickstart a Publishing Platform
By Chris Taylor
Net Minds is the brainchild of Tim Sanders, a former Yahoo executive and the New York Times bestselling author of Love is the Killer App. It will publish regular books as well as e-books, and lets authors build a team to edit, design and market ...

Book News: Superman Boycott, Supreme Memoirs : The New Yorker
By Rachel Arons
Petitioners are protesting DC Comics's selection of the author Orson Scott Card, who has called homosexuality “deviant behavior,” to write a story for a digital-first “Adventures of Superman.” Oxford and Cambridge are joining forces to ...
Culture Desk

Former Special Ops Members Unveil New Details in Benghazi Book ...
By Liz Klimas
As the details about the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, continue to emerge, a new ebook claims to unveil what it says are the "both uncomfortable and unsatisfying" facts surrounding the events leading up to, during and after the attack. Some... ... were 'off the books' in the sense they were not coordinated through the Pentagon or other governmental agencies, including the CIA,” the book states. The book says that Libya was a “ticking time bomb” and ... - Stories

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