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Wednesday News: Three posts about the future of books and one honoring an American artist and activist

Wednesday News: Three posts about the future of books and one...

Print is alive and well—at least for books – The first three posts today are all related to book sales and earnings. This report from Deloitte, part of their TMT (technology, media, telecommunications) predictions for 2015, and it’s global in… more

Friday News: upcoming romance conference, fake memoir pulled, sexist internet comments, and Kickstarter’s trends

Friday News: upcoming romance conference, fake memoir pulled, sexist internet comments,...

Library to Host Conference, “What Is Love? Romance Fiction in the Digital Age,” Feb. 10-11 – Next month Harlequin will be sponsoring a conference on Romance at the Library of Congress. Conference program and registration information can be found here…. more

Thursday News: Publishing and free speech, new Nora Roberts tv series, a reviewer’s manifesto, and lesbian emojis

Thursday News: Publishing and free speech, new Nora Roberts tv series,...

Oxford University Press reportedly barred pigs and anything pork-related from children’s book – Although the headlines for this story are pretty sensationalized, but it’s actually a pretty interesting issue. Tossing aside the usual claims of “political correctness,” the heart of… more