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Forgotten Books, Discovered

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 11.05.2013 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Pacing through the website of Forgotten Books, an online library with hundreds of thousands of titles, is like walking through the aisles of a favorite bookstore.

Major Publishers Launch

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 04.07.2013 | Books

NEW YORK — The latest website for discovering, discussing and buying books is sponsored by some of the industry's leading publishers. Simon & S...

Man Seeking 1 Copy Of Every Book Ever Written

AP | By MARCUS WOHLSEN | Posted 10.01.2011 | Books

RICHMOND, Calif. -- Tucked away in a small warehouse on a dead-end street, an Internet pioneer is building a bunker to protect an endangered species: ...

Amazon Might Start Charging For 'Look Inside!' Feature

DailyFinance | SARAH WEINMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

But a new patent granted earlier this week by the U.S. Trademark & Patent Office suggests Amazon may be rethinking its free preview concept. According...

Google Co-Founder On Why Google Books Is Important

The New York Times | SERGEY BRIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Because books are such an important part of the world's collective knowledge and cultural heritage, Larry Page, the co-founder of Google, first propos...

Google To Print Books From Digital Library

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google Inc. is giving 2 million books in its digital library a chance to be reincarnated as paperbacks. As part of a de...

Google Facing Increasing Scrutiny From Justice Dept. Over Book Deal

Financial Times | Richard Waters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Google confirmed on Tuesday that it has come under the scrutiny of both the Department of Justice and a number of state attorneys general over a propo...

Writers at the End of Print

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Giles Slade

It is now much easier and cheaper to publish a book than ever before.