March 8, 2012
Day in Review
by Dennis Johnson
Smashwords calls for authors and customers to protest PayPal censorship
25 reasons why books are here to stay
Brooklyn Public Library gets an Espresso Book Machine
Jonathan Swift’s to-do list for when he got old
J-Franz v Twitter
Why aren’t “traditional” publishers putting up more of a fight?
Finally: John Updike ebooks
German publisher to J.R.R. Tolkien, 1938: We’d like to publish you, but can you prove your Aryan descent?
Wiley wants to dump Frommer’s, Webster’s New World Dicitonary, and CliffsNotes imprints
What to read when your heart’s broken
Ten best non-existent bookstores
Students in schools with full-time librarians have higher test scores
Dennis Johnson is the founder of MobyLives, and the co-founder and co-publisher of Melville House. Follow him on Twitter at @mobylives