Morning Coffee – 8 August 2016

26925813395_3b45864098_hHere are thirteen stories to read this morning.

  1. African Science Fiction and Literature (omenana)
  2. Airline buys 2,000 copies of self-published bedtime story for night flights (The Guardian)
  3. Anne Carroll Moore, the New York librarian who changed children's lit forever. (Slate)
  4. Computer Vision Syndrome, or Why We Would All be Better Off With an E-ink Monitor (The Digital Reader)
  5. Createspace royalty structure for Canadian authors, no direct deposit, paperback publishing (DGKayeWriter)
  6. New Jersey Parent Objects to “One-Way Thinking” in Supplemental Text (Comic Book Legal Defense Fund)
  7. No, Your Book Is Not the "Next Harry Potter" (BookRiot)
  8. Publishers, librarians, authors: Please support the Free Reading Zones initiative. It supports YOU. (No Shelf Required)
  9. Scholars Have Been Working on a Dictionary of Old English For 46 Years (Mental Floss)
  10. Science fiction publishing has a major race problem, new report shows (The Verge)
  11. Stop Telling Us What Celebrities Can Teach Us About Marketing (Michael Carusi)
  12. This Is a Very Odd Explanation for Carsickness (Science of Us)
  13. Today is the 25th anniversary of the internet (The Independent)

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About Nate Hoffelder (11594 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."

2 Comments on Morning Coffee – 8 August 2016

  1. “Today is the 25th anniversary of the internet (The Independent)”

    It’s the 25th anniversary of the Web, not the Internet, you idiots at the Independent…

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