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How Young Is Too Young To Learn About The Singularity?

Fast Company – 2014-02-25

Gennady Stolyarov wants to introduce kids to transhumanism. Is this the Snow White of the modern age--or something creepier?Can people really live forever? A children's book author has joined the growing chorus of transhumanist voices insisting that...
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Viking's Hammond moves to Bodley Head

The Bookseller – 2014-02-25

The Bodley Head has appointed Will Hammond as editorial director. Hammond is currently...
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Buku Fixi: On Translating Bestsellers for Malaysia

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-25

Young Malaysian publisher Buku Fixi is making waves, recently with translations of novels by Stephen King and Neil Gaiman. We talk to its founder.
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Gilbert, Sacks, Solomon on Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

The Bookseller – 2014-02-25

Elizabeth Gilbert, author of bestseller Eat, Pray, Love, is one of six writers included on the...
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With Latest, Eliot Schrefer Takes YA to Endangered Africa

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-25

We interview one of our favorite YA writers, Eliot Schrefer, about his latest YA novel, Endangered, set during a chimpanzee preservation mission in Gabon.
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Rowling gains record number of chart top spots

The Bookseller – 2014-02-25

J K Rowling's Robert Galbraith novel The Cuckoo's Calling (Sphere) has narrowly bumped...
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Martha Lane Fox to speak at LBF Digital Minds

The Bookseller – 2014-02-25

Martha Lane Fox, co-founder of lastminute.com, will speak at the London Book Fair 2014’s...
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Indies First Returns This Spring with Storytime Day

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-25

Author Kate DiCamillo, the ABA, and the CBC are asking authors and illustrators to support indies by reading a story aloud at a bookstore on May 17.
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Richard Just named editor of National Journal magazine

Poynter. – 2014-02-25

National Journal | The Huffington Post Richard Just is the new editor of National Journal’s magazine, the publication announced Tuesday. Just will oversee the print edition of National Journal, which “isn’t found on newsstands,...
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Penguin Random House Remains Committed to Indian Publishing

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-25

Despite the controversy surrounding its publication of "The Hindus: An Alternative History," Penguin Random House said it remains committed to publishing in India.
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FSG Brings Out George Selden Classics as E-books

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-25

Farrar, Straus and Giroux is releasing George Seldon's Chester Cricket and His Friends series in e-book format for the first time for the new tablet-toting generation of young readers.
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Bringing Tools of the Trade to Self-Publishing

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-25

In Publishing Perspectives' Issues on the Ether, Porter Anderson asks #EtherIssue participants to focus on tools needed by entrepreneurial authors.
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Transworld wins auction for Disclaimer

The Bookseller – 2014-02-25

Transworld is to publish a debut psychological thriller by Faber Academy alumnus Renee Knight,...
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Apple Wants to Move E-book Damages Trial

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-24

Apple is looking to escape from New York. In a filing this week, Apple attorneys argue that Judge Denise Cote does not have jurisdiction to oversee its upcoming damages trial.
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Bookslut’s Daphne Shortlists Honors Top Titles of 1964

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-24

Bookslut's Daphne Awards is touting the best books of 50 years ago and the shortlist is out now, with the fiction list starting with Cortazar's Hopscotch.
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Read EPUB books in your browser

PC World – 2014-02-24

Rudi Lehnert asked if there’s a way to open and read .epub books in a browser. Most of the e-books I read are in the .epub format, primarily because I’m allergic to Digital Rights Management. (An .epub can have DRM, but they usually don’t.) A...
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Waterstones sleepover for Jacqueline Wilson fans

The Bookseller – 2014-02-24

Children’s author Jacqueline Wilson will read from her new book Paws and Whiskers (...
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WBN Partners with APA

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-24

World Book Night U.S. has partnered with the Audio Publishers Association to give free audiobook downloads to WBN volunteers.
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Patreon Raises $2.1 Million for Subscription-Based Crowdfunding Platform

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-24

In what could be the biggest variation on crowdfunding, San Francisco Patreon has raised $2.1 million in funding for its subscription-based system. Patreon allows fans to pledge recurring payments to a creator rather than provide one-off support to...
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Publishers Are Warming to Fan Fiction, But Can It Go Mainstream?

Wired – 2014-02-24

Literary publishing's uneasy relationship with fan fiction has been complicated by the realization that fandom is a huge potential market?one already stocked with both prolific authors and enthusiastic readers.? But how to tap that market is a...
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