Tag Archive | books

Mega Book Deal for “Les Mis”

Les Misérables was born of one of the riskiest—and shrewdest—deals in publishing history. In Hugo, Inc., The Paris Review March 23, 2017, Nina Martyris writes, “In a new book, The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of ‘Les Misérables’, the professor and translator David Bellos condenses tranches of research into a gripping tale about […]

E-Book Pricing – Apple, Amazon, the Courts, and You

 July 1, 2015 New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday E-Book publishers have not developed any new technology, in a long, long time, “E- BOOKS – IS THE E-BOOK DEAD, OR JUST ASLEEP?” Instead they are still mired in disputes about pricing, and Price Fixing. Here’s the latest. Court Ruling: Apple Conspired with e-book Publishers 7/30/15 From: […]

ANDY WARHOL’S BOOKS – BEFORE THE DIGITAL AGE

   Andy Warhol, A Gold Book, 1957. Courtesy of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. © 2015 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. March 4, 2015     New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday ANDY’S BOOKS From his student days in the 1940s until his death […]

MARK TWAIN LIVE, AND IN PRINT !!!

New Post Goes up Every Wednesday The Only Footage of Mark Twain: The Original & Digitally Restored Films Shot by Thomas Edison via Open Culture: “We know what Mark Twain looked like, and we think we know what he sounded like. Just above see what he looked like in motion, strolling around Stormfield, his house in […]

THE FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR – VISIONS OF THE FUTURE AND THE PAST

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A NEW CUT AT BOOKS IN THE NEW MEDIA

New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday at 8:30 pm ET THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST Who doesn’t treasure their (print) books? Who didn’t cart them from place to place, from college,  to their significant other’s  when you moved in together, to their first grown up apartment, to marriage and beyond ..?  Who hasn’t felt […]

E-BOOK PRICES, AMAZON AND APPLE – TWO ELEPHANTS IN THE ROOM

New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday 8:30pm ET TWO RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE BOOK MARKET – ARE HIGHER PRICES ON THE WAY? On July 4, 2013 The New York Times reported that Amazon had announced it was cutting its discounts on books because the competition was waining. As quoted by David Strieifield  in his New […]