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Google wins out over the Authors Guild in a historic Fair Use decision, while publishing industry diversity continues to be absent and digital startups remain effervescent in the face of disappointing recent news. Ready? Set? Read!
Amid a somber week honoring the memories of the Mother Emanuel AME Church victims, there is levity and hope in the book world. The media is playfully pitting Harper Lee against E.L. James, Mo Willems brings whimsy to the museum, “All About Them Books” becomes the song of the summer, and we see activism from
From the discovery of a lost tale to the destruction of rare books, this has been a tumultuous week in the book world. Barnes and Noble, though, has managed to do something that’s made Wall Street Happy, and the West Coast port strike is over at last. Ready for more? Read on! Lost and found
Welcome to this week’s amble through the tangled thickets of book culture. There’s good news on the copyright front, as US courts rule that the character of Sherlock Holmes is part of the public domain. We’ve also got some summer reading recommendations for you, and news about Amazon (but not about Hachette). There are some
Greetings, literary citizens! In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, we explore the aftermath of Amazon’s first-quarter financial report. Next, we investigate copyright claims pertaining to Lawrence & Wishart’s translation of the collected works of Marx and Engels. Meanwhile, we get up to speed on News Corporation’s pending purchase of Harlequin Enterprises.
Late Night Conversation, hosted by Douglas Silver Tonight’s episode is about making bank. Bringing in that cheddar. Stacking those Benjamins (okay, we’re writers; we’ll be happy with Lincolns). Tonight we’re talking about earning scratch through your writing, as Doug sits down with Jane Friedman and Manjula Martin, founding editors of Scratch, a digital quarterly focusing