The Morning Coffee – 17 October 2013

Top3448077363_1945841646[1] stories this morning include a missed story from the Frankfurt Book Fair, The Onion's take on McDonald's literacy program, news about Feedly's latest update,and several commentaries on publishing.

  • Amazon buys e-learning company to boost Kindle business | Business & Technology (The Seattle Times)
  • Are Tablets Becoming Cheap Ticket Commodity Items? (Brave New World)
  • eBook Censorship In A Global Multi-Cultural World? (Brave New World)
  • Feedly updates its Android feed reader with new UI, speed boost, search (Liliputing)
  • Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: New ebook markets, battles and pricing strategies (GigaOm)
  • Kobo Affiliate eReaders Aren't Affiliated (Or Look What My ADHD Helped Me Discover) (A Splintered Mind)
  • McDonald’s To Put Books In Happy Meals (The Onion)
  • Why Book Publishing's Doomsayers Are So Wrong (The Atlantic)
  • With Readers Still Willing to Pay, Is Publishing Catching a Break? (Publishing Perspectives)

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About Nate Hoffelder (11588 Articles)
Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:"I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

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