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La Mamounia Literary Award Finalists
www.complete-review.com

La Mamounia Literary Award Nominates 8 Candidates for its 5th Edition.

Is Apple Needling Amazon
www.digitalbookworld.com

Go to the iBooks store on your Apple device and notice a curious thing: George Orwell's picture dominates the front page.

WH Smith On Course To Meet Full-year City Forecasts
www.thegrocer.co.uk

WH Smith is on course to meet City expectations when it announces its full-year results in October

HarperCollins Humble Ebook Bundle With Gaiman, Bujold, Coelho, Williams, And More
boingboing.net

Name your price for more than 12 DRM-free books from HarperCollins, support charity, and strike a blow for freedom!

J-Lo Releases Tell-all Love Book
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Publishing 'True Love' with Penguin books in November

Richard Dawkins Apologises For Causing Storm With Down's Syndrome Tweet
www.theguardian.com

Author told woman on Twitter it would be immoral not to abort pregnancy if she knew baby had Down's syndrome

You've Heard Of The Netflix Of Books. Here's The Redbox Of Books
www.bookbusinessmag.com

iFlipd, the self-proclaimed "Redbox of Books," is experimenting with an ebook rental model that lowers costs for readers while making the reading experience more social

Iain Banks' Novel Stonemouth To Be Dramatised By The Bbc For Uk Audience
www.bbc.co.uk

Acclaimed author Iain Banks' novel Stonemouth is to be dramatised by BBC Scotland and Slate North for UK audiences

Amazon's Awful War Of Words
www.salon.com

How an iron-fisted PR strategy went off the rails

Benedict Cumberbatch's Shere Khan To Battle Idris Elba's Rival Cat In Andy Serkis's Jungle Book
www.theguardian.com

Tiger fight

German Minister For Culture And Media: Amazon 'Should Not Endanger Diversity'
www.thelocal.de

Throws weight behind the authors battling US online retail giant Amazon over its alleged strong-arm negotiating tactics with publishers

Amazon In Shanghai E-commerce Pact
www.bbc.co.uk

Amazon has stepped up its presence in China with a strategic partnership with the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ)

How 'Google Science' could transform academic publishing
www.wired.co.uk

Google is allegedly working on a free, open access platform for the research, collaboration and publishing of peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Amazon's Fan-fiction Portal Kindle Worlds Is A Bust For Fans, And For Writers Too
gigaom.com

So why isn't Kindle Worlds catching on?

Death Of David St John Thomas
www.thebookseller.com

St John Thomas passed away on Monday 18th August shortly before his 85th birthday

Barnes & Noble Will Stick With Nook Strategy — For Now
www.cnet.com

Strategy for selling Nook devices remains intact, even as the company plans to split in 2015

Book Publishers Scrambling For Cover In Wake Of 'Adult' Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Cover Controversy
www.independent.ie

The row about a new 'adult' look for a children's classic has focused attention on book cover design

The Distribution Engine Brings U.k. Small Press Graphic Novels To The U.s.
www.publishersweekly.com

Small is beautiful for The Distribution Engine, a new book distributor with a very specific focus

Charles Dickens Inscribed Book Offered For £275,000 Sale
www.bbc.co.uk

A signed copy of Charles Dickens' novel A Tale of Two Cities bearing a personal inscription to fellow author George Eliot has gone on sale for £275,000

Readers Absorb Less On Kindles Than On Paper, Study Finds
www.theguardian.com

Research suggests that recall of plot after using an e-reader is poorer than with traditional books

Julian Gough Launches 'Litcoin' Kickstarter To 'Remodel The Economics Of Reading'
www.theguardian.com

Writer crowdfunds time spent working on new novel with promise to send postcards – some written in his own blood – to readers who buy in

Mark Thwaite Joins Foyles As Head Of Online
www.shelf-awareness.com

Thwaite noted that he is "tasked with making foyles.co.uk as good a book buying experience as the Foyles' customer deserves

Liverpool City Council Delays Plan To Shut 11 Libraries
www.bbc.co.uk

Plans to close 11 out of Liverpool's 19 public libraries have been put on hold following a cabinet meeting

J.K. Rowling Is Expanding The 'Harry Potter' Universe Again
www.huffingtonpost.com

Mrs. Weasley's favorite singer and one of J.K. Rowling's "favorite 'off-stage' characters in the whole series" now has her own story

10 'Grammar Rules' It's Ok To Break (sometimes)
www.theguardian.com

Are these rules always right, elegant or sensible?


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