BTG021 News (Audio and Video): E-books, E-Readers, the Dodgers, Flannery O’Connor, and More

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Happy Banned Book Week
Banned Book Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read
Stephenie Meyer’s ‘Twilight Saga’ Frequently Challenged (Galley Cat)
Top ten most frequently challenged books of 2009 (American Library Association)
Censorship of The Economist (The Economist)
On Banned Book Week (I Should Be Writing)BlackBerry Came Out With Their Own Tablet/Pad/Reader Called the PlayBook

BlackBerry Playbook Tablet an iPad Killer for the Suits? (Gizmodo)

Amazon Launches Kindle for the Web, Embeddable Book Samples

Kindle for the Web (Amazon)
Amazon Unveils Kindle for the Web (Galley Cat)
What Is Google Editions? (The Atlantic)
Getting Started with Google Editions (Google)
Hey, What Happened to Google Editions? (CNET)

Xerox Will Sell the Espresso Book Machine


“Inclusive” Versus “Exclusive”: Either Way, It’s Likely to be Expensive

More McCourt Drama (Boston Globe)
McCourt Divorce (LA Times)
Bank Consider Frank and Jamie McCourt to be Co-owners of the Dodgers (LA Times)

Thanks to Steve Garfield from stevegarfield.com for pointing me to this story.

French Bristle at English as Europe’s Official Language

Ad-Supported E-books


Oprah Winfrey Announces Jonathan Franzen Pick

The Joy of Not Reading the “It Book” (The Smart Set)

Private Company Takes Over Libraries in Santa Clarita


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