Daily Brief – 15 October 2015

6966821040_6d46ecb40d_hHere are eleven stories to read this evening.

  • 25 Things That Would Happen If Book Lovers Ruled the World (Goodreads Blog Post)
  • The Amazon Kindle Fire 7 loss leader argument is false (TeleRead)
  • Apple News Format, engine that was supposed to drive the Apple News app, remains closeted away (Talking New Media)
  • Ban lifted on New Zealand young adult novel Into the River (The Guardian)
  • Does publishing need a ‘jet pack’? (TeleRead)
  • First Book Canada, Kobo collaborate on literacy initiative with Neil Pasricha (Quill and Quire)
  • How Bad Copyright Law Makes Us Less Safe... And How Regulators Have It All Backwards (Techdirt)
  • Mom: Texas textbook calls slavery 'immigration' (Fusion)
  • A "Netflix for comics" is on a quest for venture capital (New York Business Journal)
  • Publishers need to put controls on pricing (The Passive Voice)
  • The surge in popularity of the audiobook begs the question: is pressing play the best way to read? (The National)

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About Nate Hoffelder (11598 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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