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Harvard's MOOC on the Book

Via Press Release:

This fall, our colleagues at HarvardX, a University-wide initiative supporting faculty innovation in teaching, are helping with those connections by bringing to life some of the library’s holdings in the open online course… 209 more words

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"The Call" Reversed: What agents like to know about potential authors

Authors are usually busy studying up for “the call” (an agent reaching out via phone to offer representation) when they know it’s on the horizon. It’s an exciting time for authors and agents! 439 more words

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Demanding Publishing

The place of the print book in an increasingly technological society has been debated again and again, with both sides having a multitude of arguments to put forward. 645 more words


On Cheating:

My point is that Michael Derrick Hudson could have found a more effective way to promote his poetry, or so it seems to me. His strategy would never have occurred to me: There has to be some honor, even among thieves.

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Are ebook sales really slipping?

A piece in the New York Times last week seemed to offer statistical evidence that ebook sales have dipped while traditional print book sales have risen. 87 more words


The Decline of the E-Book?

Happy Friday everyone! The New York Times recently reported that E-book sales are on a decline. As someone who was upset when Borders closed back in 2011, this seems like a victory. 87 more words

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