Ferguson library stays open, attracts over $175,000 in grassroot support – In the aftermath of the Ferguson grand jury’s failure to indict Darren Wilson, there was a great deal to be angry and sad about. However, one place in Ferguson… more
Harlequin, Divergent Drive HarperCollins – So Harper Collins saw a 24% increase in the first quarter of the new fiscal year, which both Harlequin and Divergent are responsible for. The company reports that sales exclusive of Harlequin would have rise… 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
Oxford University Press Gives You Free Access to Books, Dictionaries & More During National Library Week – So while you can’t access Oxford academic journals, in honor of National Library Week, Oxford University Press is offering free access to a… more
Note: Dear Author will be offline tomorrow, Friday, January 31st, to test out our new theme. Please keep your fingers crossed that everything will go smoothly, and in the meantime, visit our Facebook site, where Jane will be giving away books… more