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Amazon news crashes through the book world again with rumors of 300 to 400 hundred bookstores they plan to open—though that number is likely not accurate—and the always-beloved Ursula K. Le Guin will be getting a documentary by mid-2017.
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!
This week it has become inescapably obvious how a little bit of fame can go a long way in getting published. Major publishers know that titles written by the likes Chelsea Clinton or Barbra Streisand will practically sell themselves. Also on trend for 2015, this week’s installments of “rare book uncovered” included a portrait of
Salutations, literary citizens! In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, it’s all about studies, statistics, and surveys. We begin by exploring two revolutions in reading pertaining to mobile devices and men, respectively. Following these stories, we investigate how state sales taxes are throwing a wrench in Amazon’s plans for world domination.
The results are in for this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture. Scholastic continues the season of literary giving by selecting Reach Out and Read as the recipient of their enormous book donation. In a fitting vindication of the necessity of such nonprofit organizations, the NEA has revealed the findings of their