The bestselling author of legal thrillers, Scott Turow, who is also president of the Author’s Guild, wrote an op-ed piece in the New York times, “The Slow Death of the American Author… Read more ,” that seems to imply that e-books and digital rights issues are the cause of all the
The magic number seems to be 300.
That’s what it takes to be a bestseller on Amazon.
At least according to a study done by Publishers Weekly, the trade magazine, to determine how many copies of a book an author has to sell each day in order to hit that … Read more
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The death by suicide of the brilliant Internet innovator Aaron Swartz is a tragedy for him, his family and for the world of information technology.
In his short life – Swartz was only 26 when he killed himself – he’d already done more than most people will ever do over