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Amazon alternatives: where else do you shop online

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With many people struggling to find other places online to buy their books, CDs, etc, we ask for your recommendationsAmazon's tax bill is in the news again, after a Guardian investigation put the spotlight on its financial arrangements. There's a growing swell of people who want to use an alternative...
Amazon alternatives: where else do you shop online

Random House gives Da Vinci Code ebooks away free to promote Dan Brown's new book

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Random House’s Doubleday is giving away free digital copies of Dan Brown’s bestselling book The Da Vinci Code for a week in order to promote his upcoming book, Inferno. Inferno is set to be released on May 14. The New York Times reports that the free Da Vinci Code ebooks will include the prologue...
Random House gives Da Vinci Code ebooks away free to promote Dan Brown's new book

Dan Brown: Video Games Lead To Violence

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You'll of course remember Dan Brown as the author of The Da Vinci Code, a book based on a poorly researched work of non-fiction largely built on the fraudelant claims of anti-semite Pierre Plantard. I mention this only to remind anyone who forgot that you couldn't ride a bus, a...
Dan Brown: Video Games Lead To Violence

Dear Authors, Your Next Book Should be an App, Not an iBook

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This post was written by 21 year old Cody Brown, the founder of kommons and NYU Local. So much has been said in the past few weeks about how the iPad will change the book industry but in almost all of the tweets, posts, and articles I’ve come across a...
Dear Authors, Your Next Book Should be an App, Not an iBook

OMG, OMG, OMG, 3.14 In A Mirror Spells....

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3.14 in a mirror spells pie! Black magic! Sorcery! Say -- you think whoever invented pi knew that? Because it sounds like some serious Illuminati shit if you ask me! Suck it Dan Brown, I'm writing this one. Chapter 1 The Illuminati is probably gonna have me killed for...
OMG, OMG, OMG, 3.14 In A Mirror Spells....
How machine translation helped discover a secret society

Fifty Shades of Grey becomes bestselling book ever in Britain

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Sales of 5.3m in print and ebook drive EL James's 'spankbuster' past the Highway Code and Dan BrownLiterature lovers around the world have released a collective gasp, or perhaps a groan, at the news that the publishing phenomenon Fifty Shades of Grey has become the bestselling book in British history....
Fifty Shades of Grey becomes bestselling book ever in Britain

Sony's New German Ebookstore Features Thousands Of DRM-Free Books

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DRM is becoming less and less prevalent these days as more companies are realizing that the backlash from crippling the purchases of paying customers far outweighs any perceived prevention of infringement. It's not a wholesale conversion, but new DRM-free converts are appearing more frequently, including some surprising holdouts. The Digital...
Sony's New German Ebookstore Features Thousands Of DRM-Free Books

Hudson Booksellers opens online store, expands beyond overpriced sundries

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Is it not enough to make a killing selling $5 bottles of Dasani and two-pill packs of Tylenol? Hudson Booksellers, from the folks behind those fine Hudson News airport establishments, has begun peddling e-books and book books online. The site, which appears to be (at least partially) powered by...
Hudson Booksellers opens online store, expands beyond overpriced sundries

A lot of video games are dumb, but a lot of everything is dumb too

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Admitting most games have laughable storylines is fine as long as we don't believe that's all games are capable ofMost popular video games are dumb, and gamers shouldn't settle for it. That's the central thesis of Taylor Clark's Kotaku article, and it's a fine, well-argued point: most mainstream games have...
A lot of video games are dumb, but a lot of everything is dumb too

Don't make fun of renowned Dan Brown

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Don't make fun of renowned Dan Brown: Michael Deacon: "Hello agent John, it's client Dan," commented the pecunious scribbler. "I'm worried about new book Inferno. I think critics are going to say it's badly written." The voice at the other end of the line gave a sigh, like a mighty...
Don't make fun of renowned Dan Brown

Book Review: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

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Robin Sloan is the kind of guy who write a book like this one. He’s a writer and “media inventor” which seems to be a lofty term for “cool guy who gets the Internet and understands that discourse needs to be both intelligent and entertaining to effect any sort of...
Book Review: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
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