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Wednesday News: Print sales grow, Yelp case kicked out of Virginia, Black historical Romance roundtable, and Iceman revealed as gay

Wednesday News: Print sales grow, Yelp case kicked out of Virginia,...

Print Units Rose 3% in the First Quarter – Despite the plethora of ebooks available at Amazon and other online retailers, print continues to hold on to the lead, although not every genre and type of book is trending the… more

Monday News: limits of anonymity on Twitter, Hathi Trust case finally over, YA author on diversity, and Victorian book covers

Monday News: limits of anonymity on Twitter, Hathi Trust case finally...

Court orders Twitter to identify anonymous users – When some Twitter users alleged that a corporation encouraged domestic violence, claiming the CEO paid for sex, the corporation sued, with the expected subpoena served on Twitter to reveal the identities of… more

Wednesday News: More controversy for Lena Dunham, exercising your speed reading skills, Elena Ferrante on writing and storytelling, and Cora Buhlert on romance in SFF

Wednesday News: More controversy for Lena Dunham, exercising your speed reading...

Publisher to Alter Lena Dunham Book After Rape Story Questioned, Attorney Says – More controversy surrounding Lena Dunham’s first book this time based on her allegation that she was raped while at Oberlin. Her description of the fellow student is… more

Friday News: Scientist sues “American Hustle” filmmakers, Colbert mocks Gamergate, men and contraception, and some Halloween reading

Friday News: Scientist sues “American Hustle” filmmakers, Colbert mocks Gamergate, men...

‘American Hustle’ Sued by Microwave Expert … The Movie Nuked My Reputation! – Sooooo, if you’ve ever seen the movie “American Hustle,” you likely remember the scene where Jennifer Lawrence’s character passive aggressively blows up their microwave by trying to… more

Wednesday News: Protecting library records for digital books, sexual harassment against librarians, self-published author’s new Kickstarter campaign, and cookies gone wrong

Wednesday News: Protecting library records for digital books, sexual harassment against...

New Jersey Passes New Reader Privacy Act, Expanding Laws to Cover eBooks – New Jersey just became the third US state (along with California and Arizona) to pass a law that extends library patron privacy to digital books. I’m not… more