The Morning Coffee – 11 September 2014

The Thursday morning reading list includes Hugh Howey's take on B&N,  cell phone book clubs and literacy, and more.

the print edition of understanding women

Understanding Women (Vol. One)

  • Barnes & Noble on the Brink (Hugh Howey)
  • How cell phone book clubs could help get young people reading and change their lives (LibraryCity)
  • New anti-spam law throws Canadian publishers into a tailspin(DBW)
  • Publishers Gave Away 122,951,031 Books During World War II (The Atlantic)
  • The Smithsonian asks for volunteers to help transcribe their massive archives (MobyLives)
  • When MIT Publishes Science Fiction, You Should Pay Attention (Motherboard)
  • Yes, I own a giant cellphone – and here is why (RODERAMA)

About Nate Hoffelder (11383 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."

3 Comments on The Morning Coffee – 11 September 2014

  1. I don’t know much about publishers dealing with the anti-spam law in Canada, but as a Canadian I got way too much spam from May to June trying to get me to opt into emails. The law seemed to cause more spam than it erased!

  2. I really liked the giant cell phone one 🙂 cute!

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