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Naughty Librarian's rescued-book art at Crafty Bastards art fair

September 30, 2010

Tags: book art

Check out Bookstruction, by the Naughty Librarian, delightful book art made from least-used books in libraries. "Good libraries periodically go through their collections and take out the least used books to make room for new, more useful books," says the artist. "Most would love to donate the old books, but either no one wants them (more…)

Authors Feel Pinch in Age of E-Books

September 29, 2010

Tags: e-books, book publishing

"The new economics of the e-book make the author's quandary painfully clear," writes Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg in the Wall Street Journal. "A new $28 hardcover book returns half, or $14, to the publisher, and 15%, or $4.20, to the author. Under many e-book deals currently, a digital book sells for (more…)