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Books in Browsers IV: Why We Should Not Imitate Snowfall

Snow Fall from the New York Times

At Books in Browsers, NYT digital designer Allen Tan urged content creators to first understand the underlying principles before jumping in to a project like Snow Fall.

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Storytelling in the GIF Economy

GIF. Credit: Chronicle Books

Like Twitter, the GIF compresses a narrative to terse story or convey an emotion, and they are being put to creative use by writers, publishers and institutions.

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GIF Guru Ann Friedman on Building an Audience

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GIF guru Ann Friedman explains how how GIFs are being used by journalists to creatively enhance storytelling and reach new audiences.

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Barcelona Newspaper La Vanguardia Launches E-books

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Leading Barcelona newspaper La Vanguardia announced a new e-publishing venture, initially drawn from content written by reporters at the paper.

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Ex-President of RAE Advocates Pan-American Vision of Spanish

Víctor García de la Concha argues for a shift towards a more Pan-American vision of the Spanish language, rather than a Spain-centric one

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SNOB: Billionaire Backs Rebirth of the Russian Literary Magazine

It’s difficult to find a Russian author of note who has not written for SNOB, billionaire Mikhail Prokorov’s luxury lit mag. By Daniel Kalder Going […]

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What is Your Worst Book Fair Experience?

By Edward Nawotka It’s April Fool’s Day and in honor of today’s feature about Amanda DeMarco’s thwarted effort to cover SIEL, aka the Casablanca Book Fair, […]

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Casablanca Book Fair Roulette

A dramedy of errors starring North African literati, Italian bureaucrats, and an innocent American journalist lost among the phone trees of Morocco. By Amanda DeMarco […]

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Is Pamphleteering and “Long Form” Publishing the Hot New Trend?

By Edward Nawotka Today’s feature discusses Stéphane Hessel, France’s 93-year old publishing phenomenon and the success of his 14-page political essay, Indignez vous! (Time for […]

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