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Will the Fine Art Print Book Survive in the New Media?

Matisse: “Decorative Figure on an Ornamental Background 1925–26; oil on canvas; 1.3 x0.98 m / 4 ft 3 in x 3 ft 3½ in This canvas celebrates the ornamental elements of Arabic culture. Matisse here disrupts a tradition of the human form as the highest subject by elevating still-life, background and decorative arts to the […]

Children’s Books in the Digital Age

April 12, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. The Book in the New Media We have never written before about books for children. Indeed, as Kate Rix has written for Open Culture, “For all of the free literature and essays available online, a surprisingly small amount is geared toward children. Even […]

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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