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Ross Luippold

Author: 'Comedy Culture Is UCB Culture'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ross Luippold | Posted 06.21.2013 | Comedy

It's impossible to ignore the effect that the Upright Citizens Brigade has had on the world of comedy. Like "The Simpsons" and "Saturday Night Live" b...

This Week's Bestselling eBooks

| Posted 06.18.2013 | Home

Every week, Digital Book World compiles an ebooks bestseller list (here's their methodology). This week, Dan Brown stays top but Abbi Glines's self-pu...

'This Case Will Effectively Set The Rules For Internet Commerce'

Reuters | Posted 08.02.2013 | Technology

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc goes to trial Monday over allegations by federal and state authorities that it conspired...

This Week's Bestselling eBooks

| Posted 05.14.2013 | Home

Every week, Digital Book World compiles an ebooks bestseller list (here's their methodology). This week, The Great Gatsby moves up to the top spot as ...

Jason Gilbert

Amazon vs. iBooks vs. Google Play vs. Barnes & Noble

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.18.2012 | Technology

When shopping for eBooks for your reader, tablet, or laptop, you have what can seem like an intimidating number of options. Google Play, Amazon, Barne...

Joining the Club: Stephen Tobolowsky on The Dangerous Animals Club

Dan Lybarger | Posted 12.16.2012 | Home
Dan Lybarger

Stephen Tobolowsky is probably a little too good at acting. Despite his above average height, his recognizable features and his slight Texas drawl (he's a Dallas native), the 61-year-old is probably better known for the names of the characters he's played.

Apple, Publishers Offer Antitrust Concessions

Reuters | Foo Yun Chee | Posted 10.31.2012 | Technology

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Apple and four major publishers have offered to allow retailers such as Amazon to sell e-books at ...

What Makes An eBook A Best Seller

Mashable | Posted 10.27.2012 | Technology

When you're curled up with a good book that you just can't set aside, whether it's a physical book or an ebook, do you know what makes it so compellin...

An eBook World Where We Really Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover

NPR | Posted 08.09.2012 | Technology

In the olden days, a reader might pick up a book because the cover was exciting, intriguing, maybe even beautiful. But in the brave new world of e-boo...

Writing a Dozen Books This Year

Matt Forbeck | Posted 08.12.2012 | Home
Matt Forbeck

The biggest question I hear from people, of course, is "Are the books any good?" The implication, of course, is that something made fast can't be made well.

The Big Six Book Publishers Need to Innovate Like the Good Americans That They Are

Jesse Aizenstat | Posted 04.24.2012 | Home
Jesse Aizenstat

It's a sad day for the Big Six publishers -- but not because they're in a bitter race to the bottom. It's sad because of their thinking. These publishers would rather close the doors and slash their staff than innovate in a changing market.

Between the Pages With Author and "Bizarre Magician" Brian Brushwood

Vanessa Berben | Posted 06.12.2012 | Home
Vanessa Berben

I sat down with Brushwood to discuss his numerous projects -- including his latest, an eBook version of his hit show Scam School, which features a collection of some of his best tricks for getting to do awesome things for free.

Where e-Books Fall Short, Print Delivers

Joseph Sutton | Posted 04.11.2012 | Denver
Joseph Sutton

Publishers are going back to the drawing board to see where they can innovate with printed books to keep readers interested.

Poetry As You've Never Seen It

Posted 02.03.2012 | Home

Siglio Press recently announced a book called "Between Page And Screen", what they call "a digital pop-up book." Each page will contain no words at al...

The Inventor Of eBooks Dies

Andrew Losowsky | Posted 11.08.2011 | Home

It was announced today, on International Literacy Day, that one of the great pioneers of electronic literacy and the inventor of the e-book had died o...

Would you Pay 238 Dollars For An eBook?

eBookNewser | Dianna Dilworth on March 11, 2011 4:15 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In light the earthquakes in Japan today, I wanted to read up on the 1994 Northridge Earthquake — a 6.7 magnitude earthquake in Los Angeles that I ex...

The Book Is Dead. Long Live The Publishing Industry!

Julius Wiedemann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Julius Wiedemann

The Book Is Dead, theage.com.au Although it is hard for many of us to emotionally detach ourselves from the book as an incredible medium, what with a...

Tel Aviv Stories

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ashley Rindsberg

At the end of the writing, editing, considering and worrying that makes a book, I have to think that every writer is left with a question: why did I write this?

10 Radical Ideas for Getting Kids to Read

Donna Marie Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Donna Marie Williams

Our children don't like to read, and their abysmal reading scores reflect this disdain. It's time to think out of the box.

Black History Month: Are Whites Entitled To Write Black History?

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Open Road Media recently released William Styron's "Confessions of Nat Turner" as an eBook, hoping to "reach a new generation of readers." The 1967 ...

iPads Disguised As Books: Yay Or Nay?

OR Books Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We like iPads as much as we like printed books, but do we need to disguise one as the other?...

Obama's Tucson Speech Already A 99 Cent eBook

New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN; Compiled by PATRICIA COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Anyone who missed President Obama's speech at the Tucson memorial service on Jan. 12 can read it online, watch a video clip on YouTube or listen to sn...

eBooks Poised To Take Off In Africa

allafrica.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Can Africa take the lead in taking advantage of e-books, as it has with the rapid expansion of mobile phones and innovations such as mobile banking ap...

How Is A 27-Year-Old-French Kid Selling 3 Million eBooks A Month?

Publishing Perspectives | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Though just 27 years old, Hadrien Gardeur is a veteran of the war to win e-book readers. Gardeur co-founded his company Feedbooks --- a cloud publishi...

Best eReader May Not Be An eReader

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

I have a lifelong friend -- let's call her "Mom" -- who used to sneer at the very notion of e-books. Then she got an Amazon.com Kindle as a gift and s...