Al Gore's Next Invention: The Future of Books? (Cheap Shot, But Cool App) [NetworkEffect]

Push Pop Press, a digital book publishing platform, went live with its first title this week, Al Gore's "Our Choice," available as an iOS app for $4.99. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle v Glass, apps v text: the complicated future of books | Antony Loewenstein

Antony Loewenstein: Is the future an interactive novel read on a Google Glass? One thing's for certain: the transformation of the written word is one of the defining issues of our ageAntony Loewenstein Continue reading at The Guardian

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Al Gore Reinvents the Book

Push Pop Press, the brainchild of two former Apple engineers, just got a boost from an innovative former U.S. vice president. After having ‘invented the Internet,’ Al Gore is back to reinvent the book. Push Pop Press is a digital tool taking books to the next level, making them even more... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Her Book at Sharjah Children’s Book Fair

The new release is 'World Book Capital' and proceeds from is sales go to damaged bookshops and libraries in Gaza. The post Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Her Book at Sharjah Children’s Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-26 19:57:39 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Markus Dohle Is Sold on the Future of the Book

In a reception at Penguin Random House's stand at the Frankfurt Book Fair, global CEO Markus Dohle again expressed his confidence in the future for both his company and the book industry in general. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Art Books' Future Now: Art & Photography Books 2013

Borders’s closure in 2011 served as a gloomy backdrop for the panel at the New York Public Library on February 12, “The Future of Art Book Publishing,” whose title carried a hint of bad news for catalogues and monographs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An App Called Libby and the Surprisingly Big Business of Library E-Books

Increasingly, books are something that libraries do not own but borrow from the corporations that do. Continue reading at New Yorker

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Wigtown Book Festival in £25k appeal to secure future

Wigtown Book Festival has launched a £25,000 fundraising appeal to help secure its future following the financial challenges of Covid-19.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Aid International Announces Partnership With the Novus App

The Novus banking app allows users to choose which charities will receive support, based on their purchases. The post Book Aid International Announces Partnership With the Novus App appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Police officer who shot Breonna Taylor has pulled out of book deal

Jonathan Mattingly is seeking a new publisher for his account of the shooting after Simon & Schuster refused to distribute it for Post Hill PressOne of the police officers involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor has pulled out of his book deal with a conservative press four months after... Continue reading at The Guardian

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U.S. Book Show: The Future of the Publishing Office

In the U.S. Book Show's opening panel, experts discussed the many concerns surrounding the future of the publishing office, the best practices to help bring them back safely, and how the business has changed in an age of remote work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Say It Loud: A Poet and Proud: The Life and Books of Al Young

Poet Al Young, who was also a novelist, memoirist, educator, and a former poet laureate of California, died April 17 from the complications of a stroke. He was 81. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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My to-read list exploded thanks to free books through the Libby app

Kris Naudus describes how the Libby library app helped restore her sanity during lockdown. Continue reading at Engadget

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Former Washington Post editor Martin Baron is working on a book about Trump, Bezos and the future of journalism

“Collision of Power” will be part memoir and part investigation into what’s ahead for the free press. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Book by Officer Who Shot Breonna Taylor Is a New Test for Publishers

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, one of the officers involved in the fatal shooting, has a book deal with a small press, but its distributor, Simon & Schuster, in an unusual move, said it won’t ship it. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Simon & Schuster refuses to distribute book by officer who shot Breonna Taylor

US publishing giant was due to distribute Jonathan Mattingly’s The Fight for Truth for rightwing outlet Post Hill PressSimon & Schuster has said that it will not be distributing a book by one of the police officers who shot Breonna Taylor, after a small publisher whose books are distributed... Continue reading at The Guardian

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7 Hopeful SFF Books, for When You Need Some Optimism About the Future

If you need a little optimism about the future (and who doesn't?), pick up these hopeful science fiction and fantasy books, including LaGuardia by Nnedi Okorafor and Tana Ford. Continue reading at Book Riot

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First Book Launches “Give Learning a Shot”

First Book, the nonprofit social enterprise devoted to education equity, has created a suite of resources that provides teachers and families with trusted, accessible information about the Covid-19 vaccine. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books for Restoring Faith in the Future

New religion books address social issues and explore how to heal political divides. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Exclusive: Reese Witherspoon’s wildly popular book club is now an app

Fans can find the actress’s book recommendations, special merch, and pop-up events on the new mobile platform. Actress and Hello Sunshine founder Reese Witherspoon is seeking to broaden the reach of her popular book club, built largely on Instagram, with a new mobile app that will allow in-app... Continue reading at Fast Company

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