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The Audio Self-publishing Revolution Beckons Entrepreneurial UK Authors

Lauren Fortgang recording for the ACX program.

Audible founder and CEO Donald Katz on why UK rights holders should consider joining in a grand experiment, the Audiobook Creation Exchange.

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LBF’s Digital Minds: The Golden Age or End of the Book?

Bill Thompson

The Digital Minds conference in London took a philosophical bent, questioning is this ‘golden age for publishing or the end of the book?’

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Telling the Stories of World War I to a YA Audience

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An introduction to one of the most interesting books to come out about World War I, a book that is aimed at making the trauma accessible to a YA audience.

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The London Book Fair: Where Word-of-Mouth Reigns

Edward Nawotka

Prior to the opening of the London Book Fair, Ed Nawotka wonders why in the digital age such events still exist? The answer is easy: word-of-mouth.

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Read Ahead in London on Sunday!

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Before the London Book Fair kicks off, a book-y gathering of authors, designers, editors, agents, marketing/PR folks, techies, thinkers and others will explore the future of publishing and reading.

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Satire Challenges Readers to Laugh At—Or is it With?—Hitler

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Having sold 1.4 million copies in Germany, Timur Vermes’ Look Who’s Back, a satirical novel about the return of Hitler, is hitting UK bookstores this month.

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As London Book Fair Looms: Debates Natural and Not

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Porter Anderson sets up Publishing Perspectives’ weekly #EtherIssue debate with a recurrence of the print vs. ebook debate on the eve of London Book Fair.

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Exploring the Beginnings of Electronic Literature

Perhaps the first electronic book, but the debate ensues.

At the Guardian, Allison Flood attempts to answer an intriguing question: What was the first ebook?

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Publish or Perish? Now It’s Publish, Share, Track or Perish

Jan Reichelt

Jan Reichelt of Elsevier’s Mendeley platform for managing and sharing research papers discusses how tech is changing the way in which academics build a reputation.

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Scribd’s Andrew Weinstein on Bookshops, Territorial Rights and…Scribd

Andrew Weinstein

Andrew Weinstein, the new VP of Content Acquisition at ebook subscription service Scribd discusses the role of bookstores, territorial rights and content.

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