Items Tagged With public domain

Recovering the Classics

by Jonathan Vatner

News and Trends

Posted 4.13.16

May/June 2016

A new project crowdsources redesigned covers for classic works of literature, with the goal of “reviving the canon for a new generation of readers.”


The Margaret Atwood Text No One Will Read for a Century, Five Hundred Years of Book Images, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.5.14

Tips on building book buzz; Neil Gaiman’s new graphic novel to film; a Maya Angelou hip-hop album; and other news.


Independent Bookstores on the Rise, Sofia Coppola to Adapt Alysia Abbott’s Memoir, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.17.13

Sofia Coppola will adapt Alysia Abbott’s Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father for the big screen; the Christian Science Monitor reports that independent bookstores are on the rise; Vulture offers a buyers' guide to January book releases; and other news.


Google Offers One Million ePub Titles

by Adrian Versteegh

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.2.09

The ePub format continues to gain traction as an e-book standard. Last week, Google Books announced that it now has more than a million public domain titles available as free ePub downloads. The format, developed two years ago by the International Digital Publishing Forum, makes e-books accessible across a wide array of devices and platforms.