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Hilary Mantel's Bring Up the Bodies: a middlebrow triumph

Hilary Mantel's Bring Up the Bodies: a middlebrow triumph | Content Daily | Scoop.it
Winning the Costa prize says much about our hard times, but more about British literary culture in the age of the Kindle
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Writers writing about writing: 'Why We Write'

Writers writing about writing: 'Why We Write' | Content Daily | Scoop.it
Joan Didion had it right. In her 1976 essay “Why I Write,” originally published in the New York Times Book Review, she lays out the template in no uncertain terms: “In many ways writing is the act of saying I , of imposing oneself upon other...
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Why books need literary prizes

Why books need literary prizes | Content Daily | Scoop.it
Robert McCrum: The Costa and Booker prizes may be a literary lottery but awards have more influence now than reviews
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Amazon 'to put advertising on Kindles' | The Bookseller

Amazon 'to put advertising on Kindles' | The Bookseller | Content Daily | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City
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Barnes & Noble to Whittle Stores for Years - WSJ.com

Barnes & Noble expects to close as many as a third of its retail stores over the next decade, the bookseller's top store executive said, providing the most detailed picture yet of the company's plans for the outlets.
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Bologna Book Fair Establishes New Prize

Bologna Book Fair Establishes New Prize | Content Daily | Scoop.it
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Bologna Children's Book Fair, and for the first time, BolognaFiere and the Italian Publishers Association will award the BOP – the Bologna Prize for the Best Children's Publishers of the Year.
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#Tip of the day for journalists: Note the new way to embed a tweet

#Tip of the day for journalists: Note the new way to embed a tweet | Content Daily | Scoop.it
Twitter has improved the way you embed a tweet
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Tool of the week for journalists: Engagio, for managing social via Gmail | Media news | Journalism.co.uk

Tool of the week for journalists: Engagio, for managing social via Gmail | Media news | Journalism.co.uk | Content Daily | Scoop.it
Engagio allows you to track conversations you are having on social networks, including Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, from your Gmail inbox
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53% of Library Users Want ‘A Broader Selection of eBooks’ - GalleyCat

53% of Library Users Want ‘A Broader Selection of eBooks’ - GalleyCat | Content Daily | Scoop.it
53% of Library Users Want ‘A Broader Selection of eBooks’
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Quill & Quire » Nova Scotia university libraries test ebook sharing

Quill & Quire » Nova Scotia university libraries test ebook sharing | Content Daily | Scoop.it
Daily updates from the blog division of Quill & Quire, Canada’s magazine of book news and reviews
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Amazon Touts Self-Publishing Benefits Front and Center

Amazon Touts Self-Publishing Benefits Front and Center | Content Daily | Scoop.it
This week, Amazon's home page began featuring a promotion for author Vincent Zandri and the success he's found through publishing on the Kindle platform after his book deal with a traditional publishing house fell through.
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Considering Self-Publishing? Don't Bother, Unless You Follow Guy Kawasaki's Advice - Forbes

Considering Self-Publishing? Don't Bother, Unless You Follow Guy Kawasaki's Advice - Forbes | Content Daily | Scoop.it
Thinking of self-publishing? Don't bother, if you're not prepared to take these steps.
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Top jobs of the week in digital media

Top jobs of the week in digital media | Content Daily | Scoop.it
Looking for a job in digital media? Each week we highlight some of the most interesting positions posted to paidContent’s jobs board. Check out the latest gigs at media companies across the country.
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Hawkeye takes aim at Sandy in Rockaway-based Marvel comic 

Hawkeye takes aim at Sandy in Rockaway-based Marvel comic  | Content Daily | Scoop.it
The Avengers are coming to the rescue of Hurricane Sandy victims - or at least one of them is.
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E-Readers Track How We Read, But Is The Data Useful To Authors? : NPR

E-Readers Track How We Read, But Is The Data Useful To Authors? : NPR | Content Daily | Scoop.it
Data is being collected about your reading habits — what kind of books you read, whether or not you finish them. Publishers say the information could improve how books are written, but some novelists are skeptical.
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ALA Midwinter 2013: Next Up, Pew Will Look at Library ‘Marketing’

ALA Midwinter 2013: Next Up, Pew Will Look at Library ‘Marketing’ | Content Daily | Scoop.it
At the 2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting, Lee Rainie, executive director of the Pew Internet and American Life project told librarians that the results of a recently released Pew survey shows that they’ve done a good job carrying their brand forward into...
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Literary History, Seen Through Big Data’s Lens

Literary History, Seen Through Big Data’s Lens | Content Daily | Scoop.it
Big Data is pushing into the humanities, as evidenced by new, illuminating computer analyses of literary history.
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Piracy is yesterday's worry for today's 'artisan authors'

Piracy is yesterday's worry for today's 'artisan authors' | Content Daily | Scoop.it
File sharing and self-publishing are becoming the norm for a generation of writers looking beyond a moribund publishing eco-system
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Here's how much in content sales turn Kindle File into a money maker

Here's how much in content sales turn Kindle File into a money maker | Content Daily | Scoop.it
When Amazon launched its Kindle Fire hardware, the market knew it wasn’t making money on the devices. Turns out it doesn’t take that much in content sales for a 20 percent profit margin, according to ABI.
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Now that's a wall of books

Now that's a wall of books | Content Daily | Scoop.it
Circle City Books in Pittsboro, N.C., has just completed an eye-catching mural: a side of a building covered in books. Huge, oversize books, with titles that even this myopic passerby could read.
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Global TV platform Viki widens its reach with Amazon Instant partnership

Global TV platform Viki widens its reach with Amazon Instant partnership | Content Daily | Scoop.it
Global TV platform Viki banks on content arbitrage – and now syndicates some of its content to Amazon’s Prime Instant subscribers.
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Top tips for teen writers: Beth Reekles

Top tips for teen writers: Beth Reekles | Content Daily | Scoop.it
17-year-old Beth Reekles, whose debut novel The Kissing Booth has been published by Random House, offers her tips to help other teen writers follow in her footsteps
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Goldsmiths launches £10,000 literary prize | The Bookseller

Goldsmiths launches £10,000 literary prize | The Bookseller | Content Daily | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City
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Report: Google made €50 million copyright offer, French publishers want €100 million

Report: Google made €50 million copyright offer, French publishers want €100 million | Content Daily | Scoop.it
As Google gets bogged down with the French government over a so-called “internet tax,” the newspaper Le Monde reports that the search giant tried and failed to reach a large-scale copyright deal before Christmas.
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