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Frank Miller’s real pissed off about the occupy movement,

mainly for its use of those ever inviting Apple technologies, not co-opting the Guy Hawkes mask. Frank Miller’s blog.

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Hot Shots, Part Deux

Apple unveils the leaner, meaner, freshly stocked with Random House titles, iPad 2 set to  ship on March 11th.

PW

Also in the news, Open City, where our publisher Alex Smith interned back in the 90’s, is ceasing publication at the end of the month. NY Observer. Open City Books, whose  backlist includes David Berman’s collection Actual Air and Sam Lipsyte’s short stories Venus Drive, will keep-on keeping-on.

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No App for you

In what could be a sign that both companies are taking digital bookselling a little more seriously, Apple rejects Sony eReader app.

NYT

… continuing our theme of unpleasant notices, as of late.

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Kaplan is offering 130 Test Prep eBooks for free.

Details of the promotion here. It’s good through the 17th on all major e-reader devices and Sharp Grammar is currently the most downloaded title on Kindle. You don’t necessarily have to have an eReader to take advantage of this, most platforms have free apps available for your phone, computer, or miscellaneous tablet.

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The second generation iPad is coming,

although this late February speculation seems aggressive.

Digital Trends

Remember, way back in the Spring of ’10, when we were all a titter over the first iteration.

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The future still looks a lot like Minority Report

Design consultancy IDEO presents three concepts for the future of the book.

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It’s the new Mother Nature come Tacoma.

Amazon announced today, in characteristic if the eBook train departed from St. Louis at 9:45, travelling at an average speed of 62.5 MPH fashion, that they sold more eBooks than physical hardcovers over the past 3 months.

Jeff Bezos also said, Kindle sales have not suffered dramatically amid increased competition from the iPad and price reductions of other devices, but that Kindle has “reached a tipping point.”

NYT

WSJ 

Painting, Lumberjack, by Mike Force, 2003

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