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Monday News: Book sales, copyright use and abuse, and summer reading competition for boys

Monday News: Book sales, copyright use and abuse, and summer reading...

Publishers’ Overall U.S. Books Sales Down 5.6% YTD But Downloaded Audio Booms, Up 33% YTD – AAP has collected information from more than 1200 publishers and reports that book sales in most categories are down. It may not be surprising to… more

Tuesday News: Re-reading, crowdfunding library books, copyright targets camera thief, and SmartSpecs glasses

Tuesday News: Re-reading, crowdfunding library books, copyright targets camera thief, and...

The Key to Rereading – An interesting piece on re-reading that raises a lot of interesting issues related to the way the mind engages and re-engages with text. Until the article’s author, Tim Parks, falls right into the trap of distinguishing… more

Monday News: 2014 book sales, public-use photo app, feminism & media critique, and photographer explores anxiety in self-portraits

Monday News: 2014 book sales, public-use photo app, feminism & media...

The Verdict on 2014: Sales up 4.6% – 2014 book sales data shows a slight increase in digital books (3.8%), which represented an increase in unit sales of only 0.2%, because of higher digital book prices. Digital audiobooks also increased… more