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The Case for the Corporate Death Penalty

The Case for the Corporate Death Penalty

NYU Press has just released a scathing analysis of the moral and legal questions surrounding the Global Financial Crisis -- Christine Lagarde's lost decade. An...
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Test drive eBooks.com’s desktop reader app

If you read ebooks on a computer, then eBooks.com's online ebook reader app is for you. It lets you read ebooks in a browser,...
litinerary of homer's greece

The ultimate “Lit-inerary” of Homer’s Greece

Jason Kottke just highlighted this brilliant map that traces the home towns of everyone mentioned in Homer's Iliad; effectively a Litinerary of Homer's Greece. So here's...

“Digital Comps” service for book publishers just issued its millionth* freebie

Digital Comps is the name of a very simple service that lets book publishers send out, and track, secure free copies of their ebooks...
The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah

The Nightingale, a novel by Kristin Hannah

FRANCE, 1939. In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn't...

The Wife of Martin Guerre

The Wife of Martin Guerre, Janet Lewis’s most celebrated novel, emerged from the gift of a good book from husband to wife. Sometime in the...

Stephen Cole books his 20th year in the ebook business

Stephen Cole thought up the idea of ebooks on a sweltering hot summer's day in 1997. Twenty years later he is still an ardent ebook evangelist.
Call of Nature

Call of nature: the secret life of dung

We don’ t talk about it much in polite society; it’ s something we do quietly, alone, discretely, behind closed doors. But we all...

Nothing but a circus: misadventures among the powerful

Most of us glean an understanding of wealth and power from the breathless media outlets that report on them. In Daniel Levin's case, he...

The end of print is nigh

A recent report from the Association of American Publishers signalled that the apparently inexorable growth in ebook sales has stalled. Having captured 24 per...