Book biz news redux

Media mogul Barry Diller takes on the publishing world (didn’t B. Diller green-light Star Wars, Ep 4? I think he did. anyone know?) (Nope, but he green-lighted the Indiana Jones movies)

Publish Your Own Crafty Books and Manifestos With Scout Books (ooh, cute little books!)

Teacher Raising Funds for Reading Corner in His Special Education Classroom

Amazon Studios Has Optioned Its First Novel

YA Wednesday: Heather Brewer on Bullying

Attorney Raises $5,000 for Zombie Law Casebook on Kickstarter

Scholarly Publishing 2012: Meet PeerJ (membership based open access peer reviewed scientific journal)

Working Around the Publishing Industry (new models for scientific publishing)

John Wiley to Acquire for $220 Million

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