Morning Coffee – 24 August 2016

12545144123_d3a6fd0e8d_hHere are A stories to read this morning.

  1. 4 Types of Literary Agents (Books & Such Literary Management)
  2. Barnes and Noble faces a challenge that has not been clearly spelled out (The Shatzkin Files)
  3. Gawker closing provides Rorschach test for the media (Talking New Media)
  4. Gum on the Shoe of History, or, Why the Hugos Are Still Not Destroyed (Whatever)
  5. An Open Letter to the Teenager Who Ruined My Copy of 'Ragtime' (The Millions)
  6. RedShelf raises $4M to shake up college textbook market (TechCrunch)
  7. Self-publish and be damned happy - National (NZ Herald News)
  8. This NYC Hospital Teacher Is Crowdfunding E-Readers for Sick Students Who Can’t Risk Handling Books (The 74)
  9. Why is There No Netflix for Books? Because Binge-Readers Think Differently (Foreword Reviews)
  10. Why young-adult fiction is a dangerous fantasy (News)

image by Johan Larsson

About Nate Hoffelder (11227 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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