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Fleetwood Dissects the European Mindset in His Moody, Disturbing Thriller, 'A Young Fair God'

Hugh Fleetwood's difficult though absorbing A Young Fair God offers readers a look into the age-old world views that have established and perpetuated cultural rank and the social attitudes that continue to divide us wherever we may reside in the world.

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Amazon adds Fox movies ahead of expected tablet launch

Nathan Olivarez-Giles and Dawn C. Chmielewski
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Where Are Barnes & Noble's Nooks for Nook Readers?

Marketing e-readers is about marketing the way we read, about marketing an experience. And that’s where Barnes & Noble could win.

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The Odyssey of Andrew Wylie

As traditional print media is being slowly but irresistibly subsumed by electronic competitors, powerhouse agent Andrew Wylie argues that writers should get a larger cut of e-book sales. But is Wylie, in reality, seeking to destroy paper-based publishing houses?

Shawn O'Rourke
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We Are Fueled by the Fat of Their Land

The "monstrous steel molochs" of industrialized civilization are fueled by petroleum and not literally by the "fat of the natives", though for the Achuar people, the subject of this classic narrative, that might be a distinction without a difference.

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When Advertisements Become Kindle "Bestsellers"

Should free electronic books count in sales ratings?

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Penguin & the iPad: Taking Books to the Next Level, or Leaving Them in the Dust?

Apple's latest gadget, the iPad, hits shelves this weekend. There's been a lot of chatter on the interwebs and in the publishing world about how the shiny new tech may change the way we think of books.

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The Cult of Kindle and the Myth of Digital Utopia

If I could read more with a Kindle, it stood to reason that I wasn’t reading enough without one. Getting and consuming increasingly MORE information is an end in of itself these days.

Kelly Roberts
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Downloading music: Beyond iTunes

Christopher Borrelli
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Kindle still seems unnecessary


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