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Ruth Cardello Says She Turned Down a 7-Figure Book Deal

Persephone prints mainly neglected fiction and non-fiction by women, for women and about women. And they are about to publish their 100th book. Congratulations!

Every Word I Learned from ‘Infinite Jest’

Haruki Murakami Has 10/1 Odds to Win Nobel Prize

British charity calls for ’50 Shades of Grey’ book burning

How to Upload Print Books to Evernote It’s $1/100pages. Can’t beat that with a stick (unless you do it yourself). Um, copyright anyone? Well, I guess if you bought the book, you are entitled to one legal copy. But a scan? Hm.

DOJ Defends Settlement Against ‘Ruinous Competition’ Charges

Cartoon Shows ‘How The Dark Knight Rises Should Have Ended’

Wild speculation about the Nobel Prize in Literature

There has been much discussion recently on the future of book design. Much of the debate centers around whether explicitly defined packaging such as EPUB or EPUB3 is necessary to contain an ebook, as opposed to “books” that live on the open web as networked resources.

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