Big Publishing unveils a new site Bookish for discovering new books. That they publish.
Amazon patents a system of digital book lending. Interesting.
Interesting: “Moby Dick is one of my favorite books, but let’s face it — it’s a hot mess,” says Evison. “If I had software that said, ‘Look, maybe this four-page essay on scrimshaw isn’t gonna fly with your 28 to 40 male [demographic],’ what would we have lost with that? Sometimes, you know, it’s just got to be a little bit of a dictatorship.”
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Great moments in grammar pedantry: on splitting infinitives