»

| Give a Gift |

  • Digital Edition

Daily News from Poets & Writers

<< first < previous Page: 246 | 247 | 248 | 249 | 250 | 251 | 252 | 253 | 254 next > last >>

1495 - 1500 of 2216 results

Cambridge Announces New Print-on-Demand Venture

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.22.09

Cambridge University Press (CUP) has kicked off a new print-on-demand project to make rare and out-of-print books available worldwide. The Cambridge Library Collection, which launched on Monday, uses digital scanning technology to reissue works readers would otherwise have to travel to far-flung libraries to consult. 

See More

Barnes & Noble Launches E-book Store

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.21.09

In a statement released yesterday afternoon, Barnes & Noble announced the launch of the Barnes & Noble eBookstore, which it says will stock every available e-book from every publisher, as well as e-book originals. The 700,000 titles currently on offer are compatible with the iPhone, iPod Touch, BlackBerry, and most personal computers, but will notably not work with the Amazon Kindle or the Sony Reader.

See More

Unauthorized Orwell Works Pulled From Kindle

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.20.09

Amazon provoked a minor media furor late last week when it tried to quietly remove pirated e-books from hundreds of its Kindle devices. The titles in question: George Orwell’s 1984 and Animal Farm. On Thursday, customers who had purchased certain editions of the dystopian classics found that the e-books had vanished and their money had been refunded.

See More

Debut Novel to Benefit Nonprofit 826 National

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.17.09

DeepFried_Nesbit.jpg

Author Thomas Nesbit announced this week that he will donate half the earnings from his e-book Deep Fried to the nonprofit 826 National, which runs literacy centers for school-aged children in seven American cities. This is the first such pledge to the organization by a debut novelist.

See More

Archipelago Books Appeals for Reader Support

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.16.09

With support for small publishers continuing to dwindle amid the uncertain economic climate, Archipelago Books has put out a call for donations to help it stay afloat. The award-winning New York City-based press, which specializes in literary translations, says shrinking finances have forced it to lay off staff and delay the release of upcoming titles.

See More

The Strand Serializes Unfinished Graham Greene Novel

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.15.09

The summer issue of the Strand will feature the first chapter in what is to be a five-part serialization of a previously unpublished novel by Graham Greene. The Empty Chair, a murder mystery the author began—and then evidently abandoned—when he was just twenty-two, was discovered last year by a French researcher in the Greene archives at the University of Texas in Austin.

See More

<< first < previous Page: 246 | 247 | 248 | 249 | 250 | 251 | 252 | 253 | 254 next > last >>

1495 - 1500 of 2216 results

Subscribe to P&W Magazine | Donate Now | Advertise | Sign up for E-Newsletter | Help | About Us | Contact Us | View Mobile Site

© Copyright Poets & Writers 2015. All Rights Reserved