AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?

Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

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AUDIO: Are ebooks killing off paper books?

The Publishers Association have released new figures which explain how much damage ebooks are doing to their paper based alternatives. Continue reading at BBC News

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I love books about books. Here are seven of my current favorites.

Among the titles on my nightstand: “The Last Bookseller,” “The Private Library” and “Rare Book Hunting.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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If you love books and also love, you can rent this bookstore for a COVID-friendly date night.

Given that we’re all justifiably afraid about the breath of others right now, it’s a weird time to be dating. While the warmer months at least offered the possibility of outdoor meetings, now it’s winter and, like all other things, dating has become an exercise in futility and endless Zoom... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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‘Love After Love’ reminds readers why we go to books in search of answers to life’s great questions

Ingrid Persaud’s Trinidad-set debut is a memorable, moving account of wounded people who come together to create an alternative family. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’

Little Bookmates, a Mexican startup, offers a children's book lending and home delivery—an approach inspired by the sharing economy trend. The post A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK Opens Third Annual ‘Love Audio’ Week, Not Loving VAT on Audiobooks

Even as the UK's Publishers Association opens its 'Love Audio' campaign, London hasn't taken the cue from Brussels and dropped its VAT rate on audiobooks. The post UK Opens Third Annual ‘Love Audio’ Week, Not Loving VAT on Audiobooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Comic book creators unite for 'Love Is Love' to honor victims of Orlando attack

The comic book community is coming together for "Love Is Love," a comic to honor those killed in June's Orlando attack. Organized by writer Marc Andreyko, "Love Is Love" will feature more than 100 one- to two-page stories from some of the biggest names in comics. Contributing... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Love the Smell of Old Books? This Bookseller Would Like You to Leave.

In his grouchy, funny memoir, “A Factotum in the Book Trade,” Marius Kociejowski writes about what a good bookstore should feel like, famous customers he’s served and more. Continue reading at The New York Times

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10 Books About Young Women in (and Out) of Love

The best literary fiction is in some ways a simple character study. It is a roadmap into the interiority of a specific character: the way they think, how their identity impacts their relationships, and what decisions get made in response to the socio-political pressures shaping their lives. But... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Science fiction, fantasy, thriller? Books we love but can’t define.

Susanna Clarke’s ‘Piranesi’ is one great book that’s hard to categorize. What hard-to-classify novels do you enjoy? Continue reading at The Washington Post

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March Religion Bestsellers: Books for Women Dominate, ‘Redeeming Love’ Carries On

As the Mother’s Day shopping season approaches, books on motherhood and other women’s issues by Shannon Bream, Jennie Allen, Lysa TerKeurst and more dominate our Religion Nonfiction Bestsellers list; Francine Rivers’ ‘Redeeming Love’ remains in two top spots in Religion Fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Why Authors Love You When You Leave a Book Review Online

Why do authors always ask for readers to leave reviews? Do reviews really help sell their books? Bottom line: yes. Continue reading at Book Riot

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CEDRO In Spain: Tackling Book Piracy With Sports Technology

Using monitoring systems developed for use in sports and technology content, LaLiga will scan for pirated book activity online. The post CEDRO In Spain: Tackling Book Piracy With Sports Technology appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PRH Continues Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

The programs first went into effect in March of 2020 in response to the Covid-19 crisis, and will have been in force for over two years by the time they expire if they are not extended further. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Young love: picture books oust children’s fiction for the first time in two decades

For the first time on record, picture books outsold fiction for young readers through the TCM, after clawing back a huge deficit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Little Hands Love New Board Books for 2022

Put these new board books publishing in the first half of 2022 into the hands of the youngest readers in your life. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The books to read in 2022 based on what you loved in 2021

Now that you've read "Klara and the Sun" and "One Last Stop," it's time to look ahead. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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PRH Once Again Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

The publisher's pro-rated terms and its temporary story time permissions will now run through March, 31, 2022, as the pandemic continues to impact schools and libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Saturday is Love your Bookshop Day. 5 reasons why readers keep coming back to independent book stores

We interviewed booksellers about their experience of the pandemic and their customers. Continue reading at The Conversation

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