Kurt Vonnegut: unpublished work released through Kindle

A Vonnegut novella titled 'Basic Training,' about a young man visiting an eccentric relative, is available through Kindle only. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to release unpublished Tolkien 'treasure trove'

HarperCollins is to publish a “treasure trove” of a previously unseen collection of writings exploring Middle-earth penned by J R R Tolkien, in the decades after The Lord of the Rings was published. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 16:04:28 UTC ]
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Shortlist revealed for Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize for unpublished work

The Wilbur & Niso Smith Foundation has announced the shortlist for the Best Unpublished Manuscript category in the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 03:59:23 UTC ]
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Considering Kurt Vonnegut and Who Survives

This week, Lorrie Moore discusses her life as a reader in By the Book. In 1985, Moore wrote for the Book Review about “Galápagos,” Kurt Vonnegut’s novel about a group of survivors stranded on the Galápagos Islands because of an apocalypse. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-27 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Dear Kurt Vonnegut superfans, there’s now a museum you can visit in Indianapolis.

It’s a good time to be a Kurt Vonnegut fan.  While there’s never a bad month to dust off your banned book collection, November encapsulates all things Vonnegutian: the 50th anniversary of Slaughterhouse-Five, the grand opening of the permanent Kurt Vonnegut Museum & Library (KVML) in Kurt’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-08 15:29:23 UTC ]
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Bob Woodward's book Fear: Trump in the White House released on Kindle

Bob Woodward's book Fear: Trump in the White House may not be in bookshops just yet, but with the book in high demand one million copies have been printed in advance.  Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Releases Report On Translation Pay, Work Conditions

A new report released by the Authors Guild showed that more than 65% of the literary translators responding to a survey earn less than $20,000 a year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unpublished Twain story gets US release

North American publisher Doubleday Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, will this year release a previously unfinished children’s book by Mark Twain. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Thinner, lighter' £59 Kindle released

Amazon has launched its latest, “most affordable” Kindle, which is marketed as being thinner, lighter and with twice the memory as the previous generation for the same price of £59.99. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wordsworth releases Crowley previously unpublished poems

Wordsworth Editions has released a revised and expanded second edition of Aleister Crowley’s The Drug & Other Stories. The book brings together 54 of Crowley's stories with "extensive" editorial end-notes. Only 35 of Crowley’s stories were ever published in his lifetime (1875-1947) with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cornwell releases Kindle Single on Ripper hunt

Patricia Cornwell has released an essay as a Kindle Single via Amazon Publishing’s crime imprint Thomas & Mercer. Chasing the Ripper, which costs 99p on the Kindle store, documents her investigation of Jack the Ripper for her 2002 book Portrait of a Killer (Little, Brown). In the book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Releases Cornwell's 'Ripper' Kindle Single

Amazon Publishing has released an essay by bestselling author Patricia Cornwell, which documents her investigation of Jack the Ripper for her 2002 title, 'Portrait of a Killer.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Unlimited: Who will it work for?

There are some pretty big gaps in Amazon's new Kindle Unlimited ebook subscription service. But for some customers it will have appeal. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft working on Kindle-like Xbox reading app for Windows 8

Microsoft's getting ready to follow Amazon, Apple, and Google into the reading game with an app for Windows to peruse ebooks, magazines, and comics. The new app appears be part of Microsoft's cross-platform Xbox entertainment services, which currently include Xbox Music and Video. Microsoft... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon releases MatchBook for Kindle

It has been nearly two months since online retail giant Amazon announced its MatchBook feature for Kindle, complimenting the previously unveiled Autorip service for music. Now, the company finally shows the feature the light of day, unveiling MatchBook availability effective today. If you aren't... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2013-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon releases Kindle apps and ebooks into China

Amazon has started its Chinese Kindle incursion by launching the reader app for Android and iOS in that market, along with a large selection of ebooks. There's no mention of any Kindle devices like the Fire HD in the nation yet, but Amazon just did a similar launch in Brazil and said the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC to release previously unpublished Tolkien poem

A previously unpublished long poem by J R R Tolkien will be released next year by HarperCollins... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle Fire UK release 25th October

The Kindle Fire tablet and Kindle Fire HD are available to order through Waterstones, the chain... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to Release Ad-Subsidized Kindle for $114 [eMoney]

Amazon is dropping the price of its Kindle e-reader to $114 as it faces increasing competition from Apple, Barnes & Noble and other tablets. The new price point represents a $25 price cut on the Wi-Fi version, but it comes with one major trade-off: ads. The e-reader will be sold by Amazon,... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle vs. Kindle Paperwhite vs. Kindle Oasis: Which is best

When it comes to the Kindle e-reader, the decision often isn’t whether to buy one, but which one to buy. Amazon currently offers three models: the All-new Kindle, All-new Kindle Paperwhite, and All-new Kindle Oasis. As their names make clear, they’ve all been recently updated with new and... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-11-19 11:30:00 UTC ]
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