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UK E-Congress Defends Print, Disses DRM, Pushes Partnerships

Philip Downer pointed out print books still sell, just more often in non-traditional stores.

Surprising ideas emerged at the recent World E-Reading Congress in London, including advocacy for sustaining print books, abandoning DRM, partnering and more.

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Buenos Aires Book Fair Embraces Tech, Preps Who’s Who List

Gabriela Adamo

The Buenos Aires Book Fair, April 19-May 7, added O’Reilly’s TOC confab, bolstering its region-leading program, and is compiling a top 50 list of professionals.

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AWP Diary, Day 2: Purgatory with Dolly Parton Poetry

The Follower's Tale

What the business side of AWP boils down to: Writers are here to find publishers. Publishers are here to find readers. Readers are at home reading ‘Twilight.’

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AWP Diary, Day 1: Please Don’t Feed the 9,500 Writers

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Editor David Duhr reports back from his first day at the AWP in Chicago, where he’s asked: ‘Would you like bacon and cheese on your kielbasa, or just cheese?’

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What Does Your Conference Bag Say About You?

Rickshaw: The hip choice for 2012

San Franciscan’s toting Rickshaw, New Yorkers with Manhattan Portage, ladies with carnivorous handbags. What’s your bag strategy for book conferences?

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The Tools They Are a Changin’: The Ins and Outs of TOC NYC

Bill Patry (via xpectro)

The publishing buzz at last week’s TOC Conference – In: Big Data, Content Discovery Optimization, Diversity; Out: Social Reading, Hate as a Business Strategy

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BEA Believes Book Bloggers Matter, Buys Book Blogger Conference

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Today, Reed Exhibitions bought the Book Blogger Convention as a supplement to BookExpo America. Blog on, book lovers, blog on…

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