Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning.
- Book publishing is an industry that that cannot (or will not) pay its employees a living wage, nor its authors. (Another argument for self-publishing, I think.)
- RJ Crayton asks whether Google Play Books is worth the bother.
- Rich Hollick extols the virtues of POD for the segment of the publishing industry stuck in the 19th century.
- Emily Temple hate-watches “You’ve Got Mail” for the first time (and probably the only time).
- Here’s a Twitter thread that rates all the book pile emojis.
- Some thought Google Books was defunct, but they were wrong – Harvard Library details their ongoing book scanning partnership with Google.
- Edwin Battisela explores the word play in “Alice in Wonderland”.