Thursday News: Book Making and Black Friday Sales

Thursday News: Book Making and Black Friday Sales

“Publisher and author Isaiah Thomas noted 200 years ago that it “abounds with typographical errors” and “does not exhibit the appearance of good workmanship. The compositor must have been wholly unacquainted with punctuation.””BBC News

” In a letter to the band, signed from “Debbie and team GoldieBlox”, it states: “We don’t want to fight with you. We love you and we are actually huge fans. When we made our parody version of your song, Girls, we did it with the best of intentions. We wanted to take a song we weren’t too proud of, and transform it into a powerful anthem for girls.”” The Guardian

“Finley said print sales have continued to stabilize more as sales of e-books have slowed. Two print categories that did particularly well in the third quarter were biography Duck Dynasty books and diet and health. While the slower growth of e-books has been a positive for BAM overall, it did hurt in one area as the sale of Nook devices and accessories slowed.” Publishers Weekly