The Morning Coffee – 26 December 2014

Here are seven stories to read this Friday morning after Christmas. 9 Famous Authors’ Favorite Workday Snacks (Mental Floss) Demand For Audio Books Keeps Penguin Random House Recording (NPR) Good Christmas news for sadists everywhere: Marquis de Sade's descendant reclaims his title (TeleRead) How publishers did everything wrong fighting Amazon over e-books (SFGate) iPhone cases featuring stolen, grisly war photos appear ...

The Morning Coffee – 22 December 2014

My Sunday night reading list included a funny slideshow on poor book choices, the rise of long long-form podcasts, a critical analysts of the downsides of Amazon's exclusivity, and more. 14+ People Reading Poorly-Chosen Books In Public (Bored Panda) American college students say they would rather study with real books, not laptops (Quartz) Business Musings: What Traditional Publishing ...

The Morning Coffee – 18 December 2014

Contracts, Amazon, Audience. Filtration, Legacy, Convenience. (These are a few of my favorite things ...) Dear The Toast and The Butter: Please Fix Your Rights Grab (Whatever) The Everything Book: reading in the age of Amazon (The Verge) The readers we can’t friend (Nieman Journalism Lab) Smart filters on the rise (Nieman Journalism Lab) The tale of squirrelling away books that sparked ...

The Morning Coffee – 17 December 2014

Must read stories this morning include David Gaughran's history lesson on a precursor to Author Solutions (and its connection to Random House), the chilling effects of copyright, howJames Patterson became the The Henry Ford of Books, and more. Georgia Tech Research Finds Copyright Confusion has 'Chilling Effects' in Online Creative Publishing (Georgia Tech) How James Patterson Became the ...