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Prithee, thou should read more Shakespeare to improve thine brain - msnNOW

Prithee, thou should read more Shakespeare to improve thine brain - msnNOW | Litteris | Scoop.it


Reading the old-school stuff caused a higher degree of electrical activity in the brain, particularly in areas associated with self-reflection, according to a recent study.


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New Languages and Readings in Digital Contexts. Novas Linguagens e Leituras em Contextos Digitais.
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¿A dónde van a parar los libros que no se venden?

¿A dónde van a parar los libros que no se venden? | Litteris | Scoop.it

B¿A dónde van a parar los libros que no se venden? es una pregunta que muchos nos hacemos y para la que hoy te vamos a dar una respuesta.


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32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life | Litteris | Scoop.it
And all you have to do is read them!

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Clássicos da literatura brasileira em games gratuitos - ARede educa | Portal de noticias sobre tecnologias para educação

Clássicos da literatura brasileira em games gratuitos - ARede educa | Portal de noticias sobre tecnologias para educação | Litteris | Scoop.it

om Casmurro, O Cortiço e Memórias de um sargento de milícias estão disponíveis em forma de jogos on-line, com informações sobre autores e trechos das obras que estimulam a leitura na íntegra.

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How A Simple Metadata Fix Can Double Book Sales

How A Simple Metadata Fix Can Double Book Sales | Litteris | Scoop.it
Ronald Schild of Germany's MVB discusses how research shows simple metadata fixes, like putting the language of a book in your metadata, can double sales.
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Take a look at these 'picture books' for adults - Savannah Morning News

Take a look at these 'picture books' for adults
BY SCOTT STRAWN

They're big and beautiful and full of color. Reading them is fun, but just being able to peruse the pictures is even better.

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40 Twitter Hashtags for Writers

Here are some Twitter hashtags that can be of use to writers.

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Why Authors Need Bookshops | Self-Publishing Advice for Writers

Why Authors Need Bookshops | Self-Publishing Advice for Writers | Litteris | Scoop.it
Why self-published and indie authors will lose out if booksellers fade away from our high streets and shopping malls - even if they don't publish print books

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Authors: 6 Reasons You Need to Be on Goodreads

Authors: 6 Reasons You Need to Be on Goodreads | Litteris | Scoop.it

This past Saturday at a meeting of Bay Area Independent Publishers Association, I led a roundtable about the reasons that every independent author and publisher (as well as every "dependent" author) needed to have an active presence on Goodreads.com.


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Feeling The Story

Feeling The Story | Litteris | Scoop.it
The key to understanding why stories are this powerful tool comes from look at the way humans developed emotion.

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European Commission Opens Amazon E-book Probe

European Commission Opens Amazon E-book Probe | Litteris | Scoop.it
The European Commission announced that it has opened a formal investigation into some of the e-book practices of Amazon.
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UB Reader - Android's Most Advanced eBook Reader

To get the most capable eBook reader available for mobiles, head over to https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mobisystems.ubreader_west.


Via Marianela Camacho Alfaro, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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International Children's Digital Library Offers Tons of Free eBooks for Kids

International Children's Digital Library Offers Tons of Free eBooks for Kids | Litteris | Scoop.it

June 11, 2015International Children’s Digital Library (ICDL) is an iPad app that offers a plethora of free books specifically selected for kids and young learners. The app is a fruit of the...


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5 Reasons Publishers LOVE Bloggers

5 Reasons Publishers LOVE Bloggers | Litteris | Scoop.it

Why Blogging Might Be Your Fastest Way to Secure a Book Deal If you have ever known a clean-shaven man who quickly grew a beard, you have a clue about changes in the publishing industry over the past five to ten years.


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10 Reasons Why People Who Read A Lot Are More Likely To Be Successful

10 Reasons Why People Who Read A Lot Are More Likely To Be Successful | Litteris | Scoop.it
Successful people read a lot, and they owe a lot of their success to the knowledge they've gained while reading.

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Genre Blend: Historical Fiction and Mysteries

Genre Blend: Historical Fiction and Mysteries | Litteris | Scoop.it
I am a huge fan of mysteries, especially during the summer! I love a good page-turner that keeps me guessing until the very last page. A great thing about mysteries are that they also work well when they are blended with other genres.  One of my newest favorite genre blends are historical fiction and mysteries!…

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BJ Neary's curator insight, June 25, 8:52 PM

I love mysteries and historical fiction- Ripper was a great read and now I can add these others!

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PRH to publish colouring books based on classic novels | The Bookseller

PRH to publish colouring books based on classic novels | The Bookseller | Litteris | Scoop.it
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The 5 Persuasive Pillars of Storytelling | Visual.ly

The 5 Persuasive Pillars of Storytelling  | Visual.ly | Litteris | Scoop.it
Content marketing is a matter of storytelling. When captivating for audiences, product- and/or service-pushing prowess is improved.

Via Cindy Rudy, massimo facchinetti, Ivo Nový, Suvi Salo, Bonnie Bracey Sutton
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Muy buena base para la elaboración de contenidos para redes sociales.

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Why this is a golden age for children's literature: 'Children's books are one of the most important forms of writing we have'

Why this is a golden age for children's literature: 'Children's books are one of the most important forms of writing we have' | Litteris | Scoop.it
The first book I read to myself was Dr Seuss's The Cat in the Hat – something I still recommend to learners – and the Cat's wild anarchic humour has always struck me as the perfect analogy for what happens to a child who discovers books. We think it's about being good – remember how the kids in the story are made to "sit-sit-sit-sit/ And we did not like it/ Not one little bit"? Reading involves sitting, and getting a child to stay still is one of its most unattractive aspects. But once you maste

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Como fazer acreditar em fadas

Quando pegamos um livro, esquecemos que chove lá fora. Ignoramos os barulhos do ponto de ônibus ao redor, a pia cheia de louça, paramos de observar o relógio compulsivamente e esquecemos que o médico está mais de meia hora atrasado. É como se afundássemos a cabeça na água, vivendo, mesmo que por alguns instantes, em outros mundos.

Via Jorge Candeias
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Amazon comienza a pagar a autores de ebook por páginas leídas

Amazon comienza a pagar a autores de ebook por páginas leídas | Litteris | Scoop.it

Este nuevo método de pago para los autores, planteado por Amazon, pretende premiar al autor en función de la acogida que tenga su libro electrónico y ...


Via Marianela Camacho Alfaro
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School libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaces

School libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaces | Litteris | Scoop.it
You might think technology would spell the end of books and libraries. But many schools have embraced the digital revolution and built innovative spaces that foster a love of literature

Via Leanne Windsor, Heather Boundy
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Fionabelle's curator insight, March 23, 11:03 PM

Innovative space design can enhance learning

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Las nuevas bibliotecas ya no son iglesias

Las nuevas bibliotecas ya no son iglesias | Litteris | Scoop.it
Tres proyectos internacionales revolucionan la gestión de estos centros culturales ya no son lugares consagrados a leer en silencio
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Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google

Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google | Litteris | Scoop.it
A review of John Palfrey's new book 'BiblioTech,' and the culturally critical role libraries play.

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Self-publishing: The Author's Voice

Self-publishing: The Author's Voice | Litteris | Scoop.it

Over the last ten years, the publishing industry has gone through many changes. Discontented with poor royalty payments and sometimes faced with having to part with thousands of pounds, authors are...


Via Marianela Camacho Alfaro, Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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