Monthly Archives: February 2008

And We’ll See Them Head-to-Head Too

My friends at Alley Insider have another tale of the Kindle explosion for publishing.  The latest to sample the fruits of Amazon’s hyper-fast-growing, high-income, azw-ebook-devouring customer base is Oxford University  Press, the UK academic house. Second best part of the … Continue reading

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Not that it’s needed, but to clarify usage policy

I don’t know, I sorta thought Attribution non-commercial spoke for itself.  But anyway, if you’re a non-commercial site, please, feel free, link is nice, or source identifier in the file. If you want to reformat books, say for large print … Continue reading

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First They End the Memphis Streak, Now This!

Another fun email to my business account: We hope that you will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Southern Festival of Books as it returns to Nashville permanently. … that’s an important bit of news: among book festivals, the Nashville … Continue reading

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Kindle December Royalties!

Kinda… But they emailed me something… Payment Date,ASIN,Physical ISBN,Digital ISBN,Title,Author,Imprint,Format,Units Purchased,Units Refunded,Net Units,Net Units YTD,Adjustments Made,List Price,List Price Currency,Discount Percentage,Payment Amount,Payment Amount Currency, 01/01/08 B0012093EG 159654189X Celestine: The Diary of a Chambermaid “Mirbeau Octave” Olympia Press Kindle Book 1 0 … Continue reading

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Review: Beautiful Children

By Charles Bock. Random House. $9.99 at the Kindle Store, free .pdf download for another day at the author’s site. Oh, critics, where’s the fire? How to put this: part of me likes this book.  Author has his moments, but, … Continue reading

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Wait, is someone else doing Reeve?

Weird. Not a PG book, I don’t think.  Second one at Google books is missing pages/mixed up. Not an effort I intended to duplicate, but the Social Gangster was out there a month ago….

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Review: The Kid Was a Killer

By Caryl Chessman. For those not up on their histories of late-’50s cause celebre, Chessman was a death-row inmate who did a trio of books about his life and experiences.  Bit of an international outcry when he went to the … Continue reading

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OK, I’m back

probably have to stop chronicling ebay sales: Kindle’s winning, but I’m licensing to a Sony reseller… COLA’s a cool town; especially if priceline gets you close to Vista. Things learned from the book festival: Ebook readers of any stripe are … Continue reading

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In South Carolina

Had some wifi-issues, but those should be fixed now. /Caching’s back on, so site should be faster…

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You know, Future *Edited* Editions of this Work Will Take Out the Tobacco References

Found an odd Craig Kennedy at google Book Search.  There are parts where the work is clearly a product of its time.  Just saying… There were two others in the same stack> No intention to print, but we’re talking scans … Continue reading

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