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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.


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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Apple Announces:

they sold over 300k iPads in the device’s first day on-sale and 250k accompanying ebooks. Amazon also makes Kindle app available on iPad.

Laura Miller testifies, “The iPad is for readers,” at Salon; Moses also endorses the Tablet format.

Apple Press Release.

Kindle App. 

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Interesting piece in the Times yesterday

about a Network style pissing contest brewing between Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt. “There are no nations, Mr. Beale!”

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