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Friday News: ebook sales drop, female representation in tech already dropped, punctuation evolves, and Sociality Barbie rules

Friday News: ebook sales drop, female representation in tech already dropped,...

E-Book Sales Fall After New Amazon Contract – Is anyone surprised? Or rather, does anyone really think that publishers care? Given traditional publishing’s reliance on the hardcover, what, precisely, is the incentive to encourage higher ebook sales? In fact, the comment… more

Tuesday News: Book club members kicked off train, Duke students refuse to read Bechdel, Germany goes for soft DRM, and Tolkein recites his own poetry

Tuesday News: Book club members kicked off train, Duke students refuse...

Group of black women kicked off Napa wine train after laughing too loud -What happened to this book club on the Napa Valley Wine Train is pretty much the definition of microaggression. It’s also just plain gross. After some complaints that… more

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