Harper Lee OKs e-book version of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ – On Harper Lee’s 88th birthday, her publisher, Harper Collins, announced that To Kill a Mockingbird would be released in digital on July 8, 2014, which is also the 54th… more
Thursday News: Shakespeare’s alleged dictionary digitized, cellphones increase literacy, Amazon Prime...
Shakespeare’s Dictionary? Skepticism Abounds. – Count me in on the side of the skeptics. Two booksellers buy a 1580 four-language dictionary on eBay (eBay!!) in 2008, and now claim that it’s Shakespeare’s personal dictionary. If you want to know about… more
Authors Guild asks court to rule against Google – From the files of ‘give it up already,’ the Authors Guild has filed an appeal with the 2nd Circuit, obviously unhappy with Judge Chin’s dismissal of their suit against Google. The… more
My Buying Community Want to Help Authors Beat the Kindle Store Best Seller List – My Buying Community, with a purported 10,000 members, seems to be another way to game the system on Amazon. The idea behind the service is… more
Amazon Customers Win Big In Ebook Settlement – So many of you may have noticed refunds from the great ebook settlement, at least from Amazon and Apple. Barnes & Noble, along with smaller online retailers, do not appear to have… more
Judge Rules for HarperCollins in Open Road E-Book Dispute – In a copyright dispute between Open Road and Harper Collins publishers, Harper Collins has been awarded a judgment against Open Road for copyright infringement. The book in question, Julie of… more