Monday Morning Coffee – 11 November 2019
Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning.
- Did you know there’s an open eReader project?
- The LA Times interviewed Amazon’s newest big name author, Dean Koontz.
- David Wogahn has a few words to say about Bowker’s latest ISBN report.
- Data Guy will be speaking at The Bookseller’s conference in a few weeks. BTW, last year I unmasked Data Guy as Bookstat CEO Paul Abbassi.
- Florida Man is pressuring Hachette to reveal the identity of a whistle-blowing author.
- A crime author wonders why he even had to say that he didn’t condone his character’s actions.
- The EFF believes publishers should be making ebook licensing terms better, not worse.
- SCOTUSblog digs into the opening arguments of a piracy lawsuit filed against the state of North Carolina. The WSJ has more details.
- LitHub explains why you should pre-order books from indie bookstores.
- An editor with McSweeney’s shares some of the responses he’s gotten to rejection letters.
- Scrivener’s Error debunked Sargent’s latest claims about library ebook sales.