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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

Tuesday News: Malaysian pulp fiction, British Library digitizes sound recordings, ‘cup of tea’ consent video, and Diana Gabaldon interview

Tuesday News: Malaysian pulp fiction, British Library digitizes sound recordings, ‘cup...

Malaysians Seek Escape in Pulp Fiction as Government’s Grip Tightens – This is such an interesting piece (putting aside some of the usual pejorative language around mass market fiction, especially that aimed at women) about the rise of a new… more

Monday News: Apple speculation builds, Kate Mosse and genre fiction, Jane the Virgin comes to US TV, and Neil Patrick Harris’s “Choose Your Own Autobiography”

Monday News: Apple speculation builds, Kate Mosse and genre fiction, Jane...

A fun exercise in speculation: Would I buy Apple’s rumored products? – As anticipation builds about next Tuesday’s Apple announcement(s), so does speculation about what product(s) will be introduced and what priorities consumers will exercise. Apple is holding a media… more