Total BooX: Ebooks for the Way the 21st-Century Reader Reads

When it comes to catering to Millennials, Total BooX believes that eliminating the the friction in the traditional ebook purchasing process is key. The post Total BooX: Ebooks for the Way the 21st-Century Reader Reads appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Poverty Safari named ‘most rebellious’ 21st century read in Scottish Book Trust poll

Poverty Safari, Darren McGarvey’s memoir about growing up in Glasgow, has topped a readers’ poll of “most rebellious reads of the 21st century”, organised by the Scottish Book Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Total Boox Offers a Week of Free Reading

Total Boox, an unusual ebook delivery service based on metered reading, is making its library of 20,000 ebook titles available to the public to read entirely for free during the week of April 13 to April 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Borribles, once infamous children's books, reissued for 21st-century readers

Considered too inflammatory to publish in the wake of 1980s UK riots, these tales of anarchic runaways are to be re-released as ebooksMichael de Larrabeiti's classic stories of anarchic, pointy-eared street children the Borribles, which were judged to be so lawless in the 1980s that their... Continue reading at The Guardian

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San Diego Reader Launches eBook Publishing Program to Re-Introduce Great Writing to New Readers

The San Diego Reader is mining gold from its rich archives and releasing the treasures as a collection of six eBooks, the first installment of a series that will showcase the literary quality and historic value of a collection spanning more than 40 y ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Shocker: People who read ebooks read more

Are you ready for a bombshell? Turns out people who read ebooks read more books than those don't. That tidbit comes from the number crunchers at Pew. According to a new report titled "The Rise of E-Reading," the ebook readers read an average of 24 books in the past year, versus the 15 books read... Continue reading at Engadget

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Hodder commissions 'nature almanac for the 21st century'

Hodder & Stoughton has commissioned Gifts of Gravity and Light: A Nature Almanac for the Twenty-first Century, edited by Pippa Marland and Anita Roy and featuring a foreword from Bernardine Evaristo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Here’s every winner of the National Book Award for Fiction and Nonfiction during the 21st century.

Dust off your formal wear and break out the bubbly because the National Book Awards (a.k.a. the Oscars of the book world) are nearly upon us. Yes, in just a few short hours, five dumbstruck authors will be fêted, garlanded, and welcomed into the American literary pantheon. For those of you... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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How Fantasy Literature Helped Create the 21st Century

The following is the introduction to The Big Book of Modern Fantasy, edited by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, to be published by Vintage Books on July 21, 2020. Introduction copyright (c) 2020 by VanderMeer Creative, Inc. Fantasy is a broad and various category that on the one hand can feature... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Free Ebooks about Police Violence to Read Right Now

Here are some free ebooks about police violence to read right now, in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests across the world. Continue reading at Book Riot

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10 Eighteenth-Century Novels Everyone Should Read

Although it was the nineteenth century when the novel arguably came into its own, with novelists like Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, George Eliot, and the Brontë sisters writing novels that are still widely read and studied today, the eighteenth century was the age in which the novel emerged as a... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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20 Must-Read Adult Books for YA Readers

Sink into an excellent adult book for YA readers with these must-read crossover books featuring the themes you love in YA literature. Continue reading at Book Riot

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This new database shows the reading habits of major 20th-century authors.

When Sylvia Beach, the New Jersey native who published Ulysses and opened Paris’ Shakespeare and Co. (“the most famous bookstore in the world”), died in 1962, Princeton University purchased and catalogued her papers. This trove of materials reveals, among other things, the reading preferences of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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99p Ebooks for Lockdown Reading

For the duration of the coronavirus crisis, Granta Books is running special offers on weekly, themed selections of our ebooks. The post 99p Ebooks for Lockdown Reading appeared first on Granta. Continue reading at Granta

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20 Feel-Good Ebooks Unlikely to Have Long Library Waitlists to Read While Social Distancing

These feel-good ebooks don't have long waits -- if any wait at all -- from your library. Continue reading at Book Riot

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A Look Inside the 21st-Century Comics Shop

Comics retailers are embracing new titles, welcoming new readers, and shifting to a curatorial approach to stocking. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Edelweiss, Edelweiss? Julie Andrews Loves Reading About 18th-Century Plant Hunters

“I’m fascinated by stories of how the various plant specimens we take for granted today were originally discovered,” says the actor, whose latest book is “Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Kindle Kids Edition -- Amazon launches ebook reader for younger bookworms

Amazon has launched a child-friendly version of its Kindle ereader -- the Kindle Kids Edition. At $110, this special edition device is slightly more expensive than the cheapest Kindle, but it has one massive advantage that will appeal to parents, kids and others: it is free from ads. But there... Continue reading at Betanews

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Review: Two pros aim to make reading fun for kids in 'How to Raise a Reader'

Want your child to love reading? Two New York Times children's book editors give tips on making reading a pleasurable experience Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Icon to publish ‘feminist, 21st-century visual culture manifesto’

Icon Books has acquired rights to art historian Catherine McCormack’s book, Women in the Picture, a “feminist, 21st-century visual culture manifesto”, for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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