Reading Diversely FAQ, Part 2 (Book Riot)
It’s no secret that diversity in reading is an important value at Book Riot. We write about it so often, in fact, that we’ve noticed that the same questions come up again and again from our readers in the comment sections of those posts…
Are Audiobooks Benefitting From the Current Podcast Boom? (Simon Owens)
Did you hear the news? Podcasts, once a niche product, are now “booming.” Due partially to the success of Serial, the This American Life spin-off podcast reinvestigating a 1999 murder in Baltimore, the medium has now made its way into the “cultural mainstream.”
The Dream of Used eBooks is Over (GoodeReader)
The dream of an used e-Book site may be over. A Dutch Court of Appeals has ruled that Tom Kabinet must shut down within three days or pay a daily fine of €1,000.
Die Another Eh: What Does It Mean Now That James Bond Is In The Public Domain In Canada? (Techdirt)
As of this year, James Bond is in the public domain in Canada. Since the term of copyright in Canada is the life of the author plus fifty years, and Ian Fleming died in 1964, the copyrights in all of his James Bond novels and short stories expired on January 1st.
Kindle Daily Deal: Sleep Tight (and others)