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The Other eBook Pricing Problem (Huffington Post)e-book
While the e-book world takes a minute to digest the court ruling finding Apple conspired with book publishers to jack up the price of e-books to consumers, it’s worth noting that there is another e-book pricing battle going on.
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Google Play Books Now Available in 9 New European Countries (Good e-Reader)
Google Play Books has expanded into nine new countries today, bringing their total footprint to 26. Residents in Denmark, Czech Republic, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, and Sweden can now access millions of free and paid eBooks.
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Signed First Edition of JK Rowling’s ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’ Selling for $6188.72 (GalleyCat)
A first edition of J.K. Rowling‘s The Cuckoo’s Calling signed as “Robert Galbraith“ sold for $4,453 on AbeBooks marketplace–so far the most expensive copy of the book sold on AbeBooks.
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Copyright and the End of Property Rights (Techdirt)e-book
Yes, we’ve had the debate over and over and over again during the years (so much so that I’m not even going to dig up the links) concerning whether or not copyright is like “property.” However, reading an article by Alex Cummings on “the end of ownership,” it really drives home why copyright can often be anti-property rights, in that it takes away the standard types of “rights” that people have in property they’ve purchased.
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Creative an Escape at Home: Reading Nooks (Apt Therapy)
Ever since my first read of Jane Eyre, which opens with her seeking solitude by curling up with a book on a window seat, I’ve dreamed of having a similar spot in my home. A reading nook is an accessible escape.
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Kindle Daily Deals: 48 hardboiled crime fiction novels (and 3 others)

 
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