Judge Says Price-Fixing Suit Filed by Retailers Can Proceed – Judge Cote has ruled that an antitrust suit brought by independent bookseller DNAML against Apple et al can move forward, likely in tandem with Lavoho, LLC and Abbey House Media… 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
September seemed to drag on forever. Finally October is here and with it, hopefully, a wonderful set of days. Don’t harsh on my new month buzz. I have a copyright rant below. Authors might want to look away lest it… more
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that while e textbooks are welcome by colleges and universities the hardware devices are not meeting the students’ needs for tables, illustrations, ease of use. The Kindle Dx, an education aimed device, is… more
Film review: Firelight (1997) Grade: A- Genre: romantic period drama (UK/USA) Dear William Nicholson, I was challenged to find and review a period romantic film that isn’t an adaptation. I was all for it until I discovered finding the… more
Grade: B Genre: Vampire (US) Dear Kathryn Bigelow, Not long ago, friends and I had a discussion about romantic vampire films including two current DVD releases, Twilight and Let the Right One In. I passed around my list of… more
Dear Ms Estep, I was never a comic book fan and it’s been a long time since I read one but I recognized a few givens of the standard American superhero comic book. We’ve got your big city, alter egos,… more
I’ve heard horror stories, but I didn’t realize that signing up with AOL was a life sentence.