Magazine Articles Tagged With e-books

Searching Indie Bookstore Shelves

by Rachael Hanel

News and Trends

Posted 8.19.15

September/October 2015

Supporting local bookstores may have just gotten a little easier. A new digital tool called CityShelf allows users to search the shelves of independent bookstores in select cities throughout the country from their mobile devices. 

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The Savvy Self-Publisher: San Francisco 2015

Posted 2.5.15

Publishing veteran Debra Englander gives an overview of the self-publishing process, followed by a conversation with literary agent Ted Weinstein—who represents Keith Devlin, NPR's Math Guy and author of numerous traditionally published books as well as the self-published title Leonardo and Steve: The Young Genius Who Beat Apple to Market by 800 Years—and publicist Amy Packard about the opportunities available to independent authors as well as the challenges they face.

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Junot Díaz Novel Named Best of 21st Century, Prison Book Ban Lifted, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.22.15

W. H. Auden and Charlie Hebdo; Arabic Fiction Prize longlist includes more women; literary podcasts; and other news.

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Politics and Prose Bookstore Opens Satellite Locations, Lemony Snicket Gets a Netflix Deal, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.6.14

The case against “book-dropping”; literary characters who never die; the often-elusive titling process; and other news.

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Libraries Navigate Digital Lending

by Mira Ptacin

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Despite struggles, libraries are learning to navigate the ever-changing, and often cost-prohibitive, landscape of digital lending.

 

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The Politics of the Lyric Poem, the World’s Weirdest Bookshops, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.10.14

Rushdie shares PEN Pinter Award with imprisoned Syrian activist; Nobel Prize winner Patrick Modiano and his work; little-known punctuation marks; and other news.

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Odds on Murakami for Nobel Prize, the Revelations of Marilynne Robinson, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.6.14

Akashic Books to launch left-leaning sports imprint; Margaret Sullivan weighs in on Amazon-Hachette dispute; U.K. bookstores launch "Super Thursday"; and other news.

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Roxane Gay to Helm New Website, Stephen King on the Future of Books, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.1.14

Lena Dunham decides to pay book tour performers; A Fault In Our Stars banned in California school district; pop songs as Shakespearean sonnets; and other news.

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Charles Wright Begins Poet Laureate Term, Lena Dunham Kicks Off Book Tour, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.30.14

Finalists for Kirkus Prize announced; National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35; Lee Child on why the Amazon-Hachette battle matters; and other news.

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The Amazon Conflict

by Kevin Nance

Online Exclusive

Online Only, posted 9.30.14

On its surface, the ongoing dispute between Hachette Book Group and Amazon is about the price of e-books, but as more authors and traditional publishers square off against the giant online retailer, which has plenty of defenders of its own, many in the industry are starting to believe the battle is about something much more fundamental—it’s about the future of literature itself.

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