Here are a few stories to read this morning.
- Amazon’s Recommendation Engine Trumps The Competition (David Gaughran)
- The case of the used digital book store (Dear Author)
- Debunking the Bestseller - The Mystery of the Book Sales Spike (Leapfrogging Innovation)
- German publishers pull books from Amazon in wake of warehouse scandal (MobyLives)
- Here’s something new: Little, Brown UK launches digital-first imprint for literary fiction (paidContent)
How Notability came close to replacing GoodNotes for me, but didn’t (Pocketables)How to REALLY Avoid Huge Ships (bomble.com)Justice Dept. Will Not Weigh In On Georgia State E-Reserves Case (The Chronicle of Higher Education)New Library Service: Digitize This Book (Duke University Libraries)Should We Condemn DRM to Room 101? (Brave New World)'Was Hitler Ill?' and 'How Tea Cosies Changed the World'' up for bizarre title of the year book prize (Telegraph)Your life in their hands… (Pulp Pusher)
The third link (debunking) leads to a blog post by one of the authors who admitting to buying their way on to the best-seller lists.