» Paul Biba
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  • April 27, 2012
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(Via bookofjoe.)

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  • April 26, 2012
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If you’re in the market for a Sony Reader then now is the time to buy one.  With every purchase of a Sony Reader from the SonyStore, you can get the first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, for free. The link is here.

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  • April 17, 2012
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Dan Bloom (of “screening” fame) is a regular contributor here, so I’m happy to report that Polar City Red is now available in Kindle ebook format for $2.99.  It’s authored by Jim Laughter and Dan is the book’s producer. Good luck with it, Dan!

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  • April 12, 2012
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For an excellent summary of the agreement see Tim Carmody’s Wired article here.     Competitive Impact Statement

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  • April 11, 2012
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The Effect of a Book, Extending Beyond The Form from João Machado on Vimeo. Thanks to Nicole Forsythe for the link.

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  • April 2, 2012
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From a review by Roman Loyola at Macworld: In March at South by Southwest, Marvel Entertainment made some noise for comic book fans when it announced its new augmented reality app called Marvel AR. The AR app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch is now available in the App Store, and the first comic book that can be…

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  • April 2, 2012
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That’s the title of an article in TabTimes: The New York Times reports that the Association of Magazine Media (MPA) is to announce a set of voluntary guidelines on tablet publishing later today (Monday). The guidelines are reported to have been drawn up with help from magazine publishers Bonnier, Condé Nast, Forbes, Hearst and Time…

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  • April 2, 2012
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From the press release: Amazon.com, Inc. today announced that a free subscription to the digest edition of The Kenyon Review is now available exclusively in the Kindle Store. Kindle customers who subscribe will get access to a selection of the magazine’s fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and editorial content, all at no cost. Customers can visit [this link] to…

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  • April 2, 2012
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From a report  by Sihbahn O’Leary in Publishing Perspectives: BERLIN: Baden-Baden-based market research company Media Control GfK International has launched Germany’s first authoritative e-book bestseller lists, featuring the top 20 fiction titles (“Belletristik”) and the top 10 non-fiction titles (“Sachbuch”). Der Spiegel will carry the new e-book bestseller lists According to Börsenblatt new media editor Dr. Michael…

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  • April 2, 2012
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From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The impact [new e-reader purchased during the 2011 holiday season] on area libraries was similarly dramatic. Cobb’s number of “unique library card users” checking out e-books jumped by 31 percent from November to December. Public demand was so great that the cash-strapped DeKalb County Public Library carved $10,000 out of its budget…