NYC's Revolution Books Seeks Cash Infusion

After raising more than $100,000 to fund its move from Chelsea to Harlem, the bookstore needs to raise another $25,000 to buy more books, add air conditioning, and build an events stage. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]

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NYC's Revolution Books Seeks Cash Infusion

After raising more than $100,000 to fund its move from Chelsea to Harlem, the bookstore needs to raise another $25,000 to buy more books, add air conditioning, and build an events stage. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Internet Archive Seeks Reversal in Book Scanning Suit

In a highly anticipated appeal brief, officials at the Internet Archive argued that district court judge John G. Koeltl misunderstood the facts and misapplied the law in finding that the IA’s scanning and lending of print library books infringed publishers’ copyrights. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Memories of Streets: A Reading List of NYC Books That Capture the City’s Many Sides

By instinct and intention, I have been reading books about New York or set in New York since I was a kid. Each one uncovers a facet of the city. Together they form my picture of the life that is hidden inside its buildings or around the corner. Some of these titles, I read when […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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3 New Books on How Cash Rules Everything Around Us

Don't know too much about money or how it's used, and has been used, to further national, and personal, interests? And at what cost, literally and figuratively? Want to learn? These new are books for you. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hitting the Books: Sputnik's radio tech launched a revolution in bird migration research

"Birds fly South for the winter and North for the summer," has historically proven to be only slightly less reliable a maxim than the sun always rising in the East and setting in the West. Humanity has been fascinated by the comings and goings of our avian neighbors for millennia, but the why's... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon, Publishers Seek to Knock Out Refiled E-book Price-Fixing Suit

Lawyers for Amazon and the Big Five publishers say that a revived class action suit accusing them of colluding to fix e-book prices is not significantly different from the case that was dismissed in September for lack of evidence, and should not be allowed to go forward. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bernie Sanders to publish book outlining vision for ‘political revolution’

It’s OK to Be Angry About Capitalism, out next year, will argue the world needs to ‘recognise that economic rights are human rights’Former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is to publish a book outlining “a vision of what would be possible if the political revolution took place”.It’s OK to Be... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-17 14:00:36 UTC ]
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This Ohio Librarian Is Seeking to Defeat a Book Banner Where It Counts—at the Ballot Box

With schools and libraries under increasing political pressure, Kathy Zappitello, director of the Conneaut Public Library and the 2022 President of the Association of Rural and Small Libraries, is standing up by standing for public office. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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AAP Won't Seek Fees in Maryland E-book Case

In a new filing, the AAP said that it will not seek to recoup costs and legal fees it incurred in its successful challenge to a Maryland e-book law that was declared unconstitutional earlier this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP Seeking $300K in Legal Fees After Winning Maryland E-book Case

After successfully challenging Maryland’s library e-book law in court, the Association of American Publishers is now seeking to recover roughly $300,000 in court costs and legal fees from the state. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘After lockdown, things exploded’ – how TikTok triggered a books revolution

Have teenagers taken control of publishing? With some authors notching up a billion views, we look at how TikTok is electrifying the world of books – creating bestsellers, reviving classics and rescuing neglected genresIt’s four o’clock on a sunny Saturday afternoon and the Krispy Kreme doughnut... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-08 05:00:14 UTC ]
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Court Seeks Proposed Declaratory Judgment in Maryland E-book Case

A federal judge has asked the parties for a proposed declaratory judgment to end the legal dispute over Maryalnd's library e-book law, but the parties dispute whether the request means the court is preparing to deny the AAP's bid for a permanent injunction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hitting the Books: 'Miracle Rice' fed China's revolution but endangered its crop diversity

Feeding the planet's 8 billion people is challenge enough and our current industrialized commercial practices are causing such ecological damage that we may soon find ourselves hard-pressed to feed any more. For decades, scientists have sought out higher yields and faster growth at the expense... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-02-05 16:30:43 UTC ]
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Seeking a world without women, Tabitha Lasley lost herself — and found a better book

A journalist went to Scotland to investigate the world of oil riggers and slept with her first source. "Sea State" is her raw memoir of the aftermath Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Why was ‘The Office’ so successful? Kevin Malone, aka Brian Baumgartner, seeks answers in a new book

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Amazon, Publishers Seek to Delay Discovery in E-book Price-Fixing Case

In a filing this week, Amazon and the Big Five publishers said the plaintiffs' claims of an e-book price-fixing conspiracy are "implausible." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show: Ijeoma Oluo Wants to Talk About Revolution

In a keynote Q&A with HarperOne executive editor Rakesh Satyal, Ijeoma Oluo advocated for ordinary people dismantling racism at the grassroots level and spoke about her forthcoming book, 'Be a Revolution.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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African speculative fiction is finally getting its due. Let’s talk about books to seek out.

A few of the fresh voices: Tade Thompson, Nnedi Okorafor, Sofia Samatar and Suyi Davies Okungbowa. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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James McBride has won the inaugural Gotham Book Prize for literature that celebrates NYC.

Last year, when New York City was the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in America, Bradley Tusk and Howard Wolfson decided to create a new annual award, the Gotham Book Prize, as part of an effort to “honor New York City and support the novelists who best captured the spirit of our city,” as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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