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Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed
November 14, 2012 | 8:44 am

The Man Book Prize logoJohn Wiley Teams with TED to Offer Educational Content (Publisher's Weekly) The Missing Man Booker Backlist (Good E-Reader) The Sobering Economics of eBook Subscription Services (Digital Book World) Apple Granted Patent for eBook Page Turning (The Register) Kindle Daily Deal: Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 by David M. Kennedy {and} Potty by Leslie Patricelli * * * Follow us @TeleRead  Join us on Facebook...

Man Booker winner, Graham Swift, talks about ebooks and poor royalties
August 18, 2011 | 8:51 am

Images Since The Bookseller's site is down I'm reprinting this email article in full (block quotes omitted): Man Booker-winning author Graham Swift has said there is a danger aspiring writers may be put off from writing if the rates they are paid decrease in the digital age. Speaking on BBC Radio 4's "The World at One" yesterday [17th August], Swift said that, though a reader choosing an e-book over a paper book "doesn't matter" for them, "that happy and balanced picture changes rather when you think about the other end of that process and the...

Man Booker Prize to use ebook distribution
January 28, 2011 | 11:08 am

branding.jpgAccording to a tweet from one of the five members of the Man Booker judging panel: "We are to be given Kindles for Booker judging so they won't have to post us tons of real books". According to The Age, judges last year had to deal with 138 hardback books. The article goes on to say that publishers had been asked, for the first time, to provide ebooks along with hard copies. Both will be available to the judges....