The Morning Coffee – 17 March 2014

Top stories this Monday morning include a debate on gender-specific books (link), a look at the year-old library in Philly's airport (link), why your monitor should be oriented vertically (link), abandoned libraries (link), and more.

  • The 5 reasons young people aren't buying ebooks (Voxburner)
  • 6 Abandoned Libraries (
  • Gender-specific books demean all our children. So the Independent on Sunday will no longer review anything marketed to exclude either sex (The Passive Voice)
  • Have a Layover? Hit the Library (
  • Spring Cleaning Who Has Access to Your Data (
  • This Handy Hack Makes Any Receipt Printer Spit Out the Constitution (Gizmodo)
  • You're Looking at It Wrong — Why the Web Demands Vertical Screens (Mashable)

About Nate Hoffelder (11482 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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