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Amazon Now Selling More E-Books Than Paper Books

Amazon, since April 1, has sold 105 books for its Kindle e-reader for every 100 hardcover and paperback books. While this is a milestone for e-books and Amazon, digital copies of books still only make up 14% of all books sold. Still, the fact this milestone happened this fast, has Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezoz smiling ear to ear.

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Hacking the app called the book

Jonathan Safran Foer's new book, The Tree of Codes, has a marvelous title. But the real marvel begins when you turn the cover to find that the story is literally carved out of another worknamely, The Street of Crocodiles, the 1934 cycle of short stories by martyred Polish writer Bruno Schulz. There's a gadget angle to all this, but you'll have to follow the jump for it.

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Children’s ebooks phone home

Isabella Products, a maker of wireless digital picture frames, has teamed up with publishing giant Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to bring a children's e-reader to market next summer. Called the Fable, the device will be marketed as a networked color tablet for kids, and will feature a 7-inch color touchscreen and a wireless networking over a secure, managed connection.

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Author Writes 300,000 Books in Less Than 5 Years

I’ve always loved to write but I have never been a long-form writer. I never had the patience, nor the creativity to write anything longer than a page or two. In a way, I’ve always been the blogger I am today, despite my best efforts to one-day be a best-selling novelist. While I’m fairly certain that there’s no chance of ...

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