Morning Coffee – 28 October 2019
Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning.
- In 2001 a writer became the center of the story about a failed startup because he was paid $20,000 to run the startup’s publishing side for a week.
- A man got so excited while listening to an audiobook that he passed out and had a car accident.
- One problem with proposing a "browsing fee" for bookstores is that even before the internet. I spent hours browsing bookstores without buying. I should pay for just being there?
- Melanie Ehrenkranz has published a great overview of the available Kindle mods and hacks.
- The secret to surviving as a bookbinder? Constant adaptation.
- Karen Conlin explains some of the more interesting examples of possessive nouns.
- Bill Rosenblatt delves into the antitrust and other legal aspects of library ebook restrictions.
- Despite years of legal battles and multiple laws saying it shouldn’t be this way, the web continues to frustrate the visually impaired.
- Here are 6 tv series that you might not have known were based on books.