Sunday, March 13, 2016

The Roundup with PW

End the Book Embargo Against Cuba
Join PW in calling for an end to the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba on books and education materials. more »

St. Martin's Signs Nora Roberts
St. Martin’s Press acquired six titles by bestselling author Nora Roberts, with the first novel scheduled to publish in 2017. more »

Why the Kama Sutra Still Matters Today
Far more than a sex manual, the 2,000-year-old text is a still-relevant guide to sensuous living. more 

A Crusade Against Book Piracy: Author Rhonda Rees describes her experience with book piracy in order to raise awareness and prevention of the crime.

Kobo CEO on E-Reading: Chief of Kobo Michael Tamblyn said e-books have seen "fantastic growth" in Europe, noting that Kobo e-readers are here to stay.

British Book Awards Shortlists Revealed: Mary Beard, Bill Bryson and more were shortlisted for this year's British Book Industry Awards.

Elton John Honors Book Store: The singer recently paid tribute to L.A.'s Book Soup, saying if the store closed, that he would "throw myself off a cliff."

Amazon Outage Causes Stir: was briefly down in multiple locations across the U.S. on Thursday, sparking complaints from thousands of users.

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