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Splitting the distance.

B&N announces PubIt! a platform that allows authors and small publishers to upload digital content directly to their Nook device.


*nice to have some non-proxy B&N news.


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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.”



Painting, Lumberjack, by Mike Force, 2003

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Amazon and B&N cut eReader prices the day after Father’s day:

Kindle is now listed at $189 on Amazon and Barnes & Noble is selling the new Nook Wi-Fi for $149.

Read more at Galley Cat.

Meanwhile on the otherside of town, Apple announces they’ve sold 3 million iPads in the first 80 days on-sale.

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In our on going effort to keep you informed,

regarding all things e-reader. Sue Halpern has a piece in NYROB weighing the virtues and flaws of the iPad.

Graphic by way of amnesiablog.com, in case you can’t tell.

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Writers making money off Kindle?!

J.A. Konrath author of the Jack Daniels series interviewed at GalleyCat. Nevermind my haughty use of his author photo (I just can’t help myself), you should read the interview.

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