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Tuesday News: Tarantino sues Gawker, James Baldwin and Audre Lorde converse, digital publishing is growing in India, successful books are vivisected, and more questions emerge about new Adobe DRM strategy

Tuesday News: Tarantino sues Gawker, James Baldwin and Audre Lorde converse,...

Quentin Tarantino sues Gawker for circulating ‘Hateful Eight’ script – Well, this might be interesting. I say “might” because who knows if the case will ever see the inside of a courtroom. There’s a lot going on here, beyond the… more

Friday News: Another author goes self-pub; Yelp must unmask anonymous reviewers; the strange case of a $5m painting; paid books reviews redux; and the first US all-digital public library

Friday News: Another author goes self-pub; Yelp must unmask anonymous reviewers;...

GF Newman on self-publishing: ‘There are huge changes coming’ – Beyond the giddy optimism some traditionally published authors bring to self-publishing, I think it’s interesting to see how different authors approach the business of becoming their own publisher. GF Newman,… more

Monday News: More self-publishing and subscription news, holiday gifts, publishing insights, intellectual property data, and opinions about women

Monday News: More self-publishing and subscription news, holiday gifts, publishing insights,...

Smashwords Website Revamp And Scribd Deal – Not only did Smashwords dramatically update and revise its website, but it has also entered into a distribution deal with Scribd, including Scribd’s new $8.99/month subscription service. According to Smashwords founder Mark Coker: “For Scribd’s… more