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Ebook sales are being driven by downmarket genre fiction

By Antonia Senior guardian.co.uk Publishers face secrecy over sales and an absence of industry-wide data to help them plot strategy Kindle-owning bibliophiles are furtive beasts. Their shelves still boast classics and Booker winners. But inside that plastic case, other things lurk. … Continue reading

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James Joyce reading of a part (Anna Livia Plurabelle) of his novel ‘Finnegans Wake’

Ne, daytoy man ni Apong James Joyce a mismo a mangbasbasa/mangibasbasa iti paset ti novelana a “Finnegans Wake.” Hm, dandanin dua a dekada nga adda kaniak daytoy a libro, narugiakon idin  a basaen ngem agingga ita ket diak pay la … Continue reading

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Paulo Coelho calls on readers to pirate books

Nagsayaaten a panagpampanunot! Kas koma amin ken Paulo Coelho amin a mannurat wenno autor! By Alison Flood Bestselling Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho is joining in with a new promotion on the notorious file-sharing site the Pirate Bay, and calling on “pirates of the … Continue reading

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The 3 symptoms of killing our dreams

By Paulo Coelho The first symptom of the process of our killing our dreams is the lack of time. The busiest people I have known in my life always have time enough to do everything. Those who do nothing are always … Continue reading

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The Book of Books: What Literature Owes the Bible

By MARILYNNE ROBINSON The Bible is the model for and subject of more art and thought than those of us who live within its influence, consciously or unconsciously, will ever know. Literatures are self-referential by nature, and even when references … Continue reading

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