Amazon is just straight up letting people steal audiobooks now

Amazon’s perverse definition of “customer service for books” has turned into new, previously uncharted territory; they’re doing away with the “paying” part of shopping and just letting you just have stuffRead more »

German technical university defies German textbook publisher in a case with a surprising amount of drama

In a case that echoes Google’s unauthorized scanning of millions of copyrighted works, the European Union Court of Justice has ruled that libraries in EU member states may digitize booksRead more »

18 New New York Times Bestseller Lists That Will Change The Way You Think About Bestseller Lists

The New York Times Book Review is one of the last two stand-alone book review sections in the country, or the very last (depending on what you think about theRead more »

Lawsuit pile-on! Shareholders sue Apple

Talk about kicking a multimillion-dollar corporation when they’re down.  Last Thursday brought a new lawsuit for Apple, this time not from Amazon the US government, but from its very own:Read more »

The Brits are going to be so mad when Karen Joy Fowler wins the Booker

Just kidding, Ali Smith’s been shortlisted twice before, which means she’s not just going to win this year, she’s going to win for another year a few books later. OrRead more »

Rizzoli Bookstore moves out of Midtown, like the rest of the NY book world

Rizzoli Bookstore looks right. It looks left. It explodes south, barreling past hotels and stops just short of the Flatiron Building on Broadway. The bookstore closed in April 2014 withRead more »

Quality Paperback Book Club really, really doesn’t want to break up with you

Quality Paperback Book Club loves its members. It wants to share great books with them for low prices every month, to give them their next great read, to fulfill allRead more »

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