Google Books and Fair Use


The link below is to an article that considers Google’s recent victory in the USA and how fair use will now be considered.

For more visit:
http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/google-books-victory-widens-the-scope-of-fair-use

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Short ebooks or Ebook Singles


The link below is to an article that considers the value of short ebooks/ebook singles – or essentially the digital version of the short story. Are they worth the price?

For more visit:
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/nov/17/ebooks-penelope-lively-abroad-penguin

Not My Review: War Reporter by Dan O’Brien


The link below is to a book review of ‘War Reporter,’ by Dan O’Brien.

For more visit:
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/nov/15/war-reporter-dan-obrien-review

Not My Review: The Confidence Trap – A History of Democracy in Crisis from World War I to the Present by David Runciman


The link below is to a book review of ‘The Confidence Trap – A History of Democracy in Crisis from World War I to the Present,’ by David Runciman.

For more visit:

The Confidence Trap: A History of Democracy in Crisis from World War I to the Present by David Runciman – review | Books | The Guardian.

 

Stumblary – the StumbleUpon for Ebooks?


The link below is to an article that takes a look at Stumblary, which is a web application that seeks to be the StumbleUpon for ebooks – it has a way to go.

For more visit:
http://www.the-digital-reader.com/2013/11/17/stumblary-wants-stumbleupon-ebooks/