Oct 22, 2012 @ 12:22:00 am
Following the disclosure by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency of the full gamut of drug-abuse charges against cyclist Lance Armstrong, a bookstore in Glasgow has elected to reshelve his memoir, Every Second Counts, in their fiction section. Moby Lives is calling upon other bookstores to do the same.
How a book of lectures about the Industrial Revolution became the inspiration for the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games: screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce tells the Telegraph about how “its most striking images—an industrial powerhouse rising before your eyes, a green hill disgorging workers into the arena, rings forged in molten steel” inspired Danny Boyle.
Bill Hill—one of the inventors of Microsoft‘s ClearType screen typography system, the precursor to the e-book—has died.
Twitter will host the first-ever
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