Bookstores used to put frequently stolen books (Abbie Hoffman, Jack Kerouac, Charles Bukowski, et. al.) behind the front counter, but what will publishers do to stop e-book piracy? At the Boston Globe, Alex Beam investigates, finding that filching a new book is as easy as illegally downloading an album. He reports that publishers are “not too worried. Allow me to worry on their behalf. Free is still a price that is hard to beat.”
From the Electronic Book Review, Lydia Davis interviews Lynne Tillman.
The Huffington Post Union of Bloggers, which is made up of HP contributors past and present, has launched a website. Highlights include “Why Huffington Post ‘Fired’ Me.”
For a series of articles on the New Europe, The Guardian has asked editors at papers from France, Germany, Spain, and Poland to write about what
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