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  • Amazon adds Goodreads integration, other features to Kindle Paperwhite

    Amazon announced a free software update for Kindle Paperwhite that will add several new features to the e-reader. Amazon said the update would be delivered over the air automatically in the coming weeks, or via download from its website. The update...
  • Byliner publishes two early Elmore Leonard stories

    Elmore Leonard died in August at the age of 87. But writing can bring a kind of immortality, and the modern noir master has come to life, again, in the form of two new short stories. Today, the San Francisco-based digital imprint Byliner publishes...
  • Why is Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' an e-book bestseller?

    Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” has quietly become an e-book bestseller, climbing high on the charts of political books on Apple’s iTunes and Amazon’s Kindle, even as print sales of the 1925 anti-Semitic screed continue to...
  • Spanish-language books flourish thanks to e-readers

    Spanish-language books flourish thanks to e-readers
    For decades, finding Spanish-language books in the U.S. was like tilting at windmills. Booksellers stocked few titles in the language of Cervantes, and those they carried came at a hefty premium. A paperback copy of "Don Quijote" in the original Spanish...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Warm up with hot freebies, retail coupons, dining deals

    It's Freebie Friday! Warm up with hot freebies, retail coupons, dining deals
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's a nippy 43 degrees this morning. Warm up with today's edition of hot freebies like free popcorn at AMC Theatres, coupon savings at Kohl's and Macy's and tasty dining deals at Domino's and Smokey Bones. You also can save at the...
  • Amazon Local deal: 25 Kindle books for 99 cents each

    Amazon Local deal: 25 Kindle books for 99 cents each
    Amazon Local is offering a free coupon good for 25 Kindle downloads for 99-cents each. Some of the books normally cost $4.99 each. Titles offered include Kurt Vonnegut's previously unreleased "Sucker's Portfolio" (which is what got me to grab this...
  • 'Jeopardy' Producer Sony Pictures TV Launches First Mobile Game

    After producing game shows like "Jeopardy and "Wheel of Fortune," Sony Pictures Television has launched its first mobile game, "Suits and Swords," which it hopes to turn into a franchise on digital platforms like smartphones and tablets. Designed to...
  • In Theory: Why are people downloading 'Mein Kampf'?

    E-books have taken off in a huge way among the iPad- and Kindle-obsessed, but one electronic tome that's topping the charts — both free and paid-for — is Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf," the book of political writings by the Nazi leader...
  • Tidewater authors prolific in romance

    Tidewater authors prolific in romance
    Did you know that August is Read-a-Romance month? Neither did I, until a few days ago. I couldn’t let the month pass entirely, however, without giving a nod to commercial fiction’s most popular genre and the many romance authors who make...
  • Tuesday's hot deals: Save on Dolphin tickets, Kindles for students

    Tuesday's hot deals: Save on Dolphin tickets, Kindles for students
    Here's Tuesday's list of hot deals. Get 'em while they last: Amazon Local: $7 buys you $30 to spend on Dolphins, Hurricanes or Marlins tickets at ScoreBig.com; expires in 16 days. Amazon.com: $70 off all Kindle Fires for student members; Kindle Fire...
  • Can Online Oracle Jeff Bezos Be the Prince of Print?

    MEMO TO: JEFF BEZOS FROM: PETER BART When I first learned that you had quietly (and quickly) annexed the Washington Post, I was, like many newsmen, baffled and even angered. In former years I had worked for two family-owned newspapers, the New York Times...