Morning Coffee – 20 April 2020
Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning.
- LitHub has published a gallery of rather odd anthropomorphized books.
- Brian Frye believes that creators wanting to be paid for their labor is "pure landlordism" (and to think this guy is supposed to be a law professor, and not just an internet leftie).
- MacStories says PDF Expert is the best PDF app for the iPhone.
- Podcast downloads have dropped like a stone now that no one is commuting any more. Audiobooks will likely show a similar decline when the sales stats are announced.
- Dracula was only the second best-selling horror novel when it was published in 1897.
- The National Writer’s Union has a detailed overview on the Internet Archive’s current pirate activities.
- The latest copyright infringement ruling against Charter relies on both mind-reading and third-part liability to justify the decision.
- Amazon is removing buy buttons on books as supplies run low.
- This Q&A shows just how much the pandemic has changed book promotion.
- LitReactor has 9 tips for improving your audiobook habits.