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eBook Week, Meta-Memoir

As I wrote yesterday, this week is “Read an eBook Week.” While the printed book is in danger of extinction, technological innovations, as well as business model innovations, make it clear that the way books are produced, distributed and bought … Continue reading

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eBook Week, We Are the World

Living in Interesting Times This week, March 7 through 13, is “Read an eBook Week.”  Mark Coker, the founder of Smashwords.com, has an interview at Huffington Post with Rita Toews, who created the annual event in 2004, long before all … Continue reading

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My Old Man, BS Ph

The price war that erupted this week among Amazon, Wal-Mart, Target, and Barnes & Noble has authors, publishers, and independent booksellers nervously speculating about what the future holds for them.  Ironically, Barnes & Noble, whose sheer size gave it pricing … Continue reading

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