When to stop reading a bad book?

When to cease studying a nasty e-book?

It wasn’t till she turned an grownup and a librarian, Nancy Pearl writes, that she “began to question my commitment to finishing each and every book that I began.” Now she has a easy technique for dropping a nasty one, one apparent and plain and but truthful sufficient: the Rule of 50. Give a e-book […]

Bookstore photo series perfectly juxtaposes patrons with book covers

Bookstore photograph sequence completely juxtaposes patrons with e book covers

It’s been practically 4 years because the first crowdfunded collection of Brennan Lee Mulligan and Molly Ostertag’s webcomic Strong Female Protagonist was printed; the second volume, printed this week, traces not simply the evolution of its protagonist, the superhero Alison “Mega Girl” Green, however of its creators, who’ve discovered new and superb depths to plumb […]

Amazon FreeTime Unlimited brings 10,000 kids’ books and videos to iOS

Amazon FreeTime Unlimited brings 10,000 youngsters’ books and movies to iOS

Amazon’s subscription service for kid-friendly movies and books, FreeTime Unlimited, is now available on the iOS App Store. The app is a free obtain, however relies upon upon a month-to-month subscription to work. FreeTime Unlimited has been obtainable for practically six years, and presently provides iOS customers entry to over 10,000 TV exhibits, motion pictures, and […]

Mother American Night: John Perry Barlow's posthumous memoir

Mother American Night: John Perry Barlow's posthumous memoir

John Perry Barlow lived many lives: small-time Wyoming Republican operative (and regional marketing campaign director for Dick Cheney!), junior lyricist for the Grateful Dead, father-figure to John Kennedy Jr, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, inspirational tradition hero for the likes of Aaron Swartz and Ed Snowden (and, not by the way, me), semi-successful biofuels […]

Watch: "Horse destroys the universe"

Watch: "Horse destroys the universe"

Cyriak Harris is writing a novel titled “Horse Destroys the Universe.” Cyriak has been creating unusual animated GIFs and movies for greater than a decade so he made a promo animation for his book-in-progress. Guess what? It’s extremely bizarre and superb. From the novel description: Life was easy for Buttercup […]

Netflix's Kiss Me First Is a YA Thriller Set In a Virtual Reality

Netflix's Kiss Me First Is a YA Thriller Set In a Virtual Reality

Tallulah Haddon and Simona Brown star in Kiss Me First, on Netflix June 29.Photo: Netflix Movies like Ready Player One and The Matrix have completed it, however what about TV? Well, Netflix is about to launch a brand new collection referred to as Kiss Me First, and it’s additionally partially set in a completely useful […]

The Open Revolution: the vital struggle of open vs closed, free vs unfree

The Open Revolution: the very important wrestle of open vs closed, free vs unfree

Rufus Pollock’s new e book The Open Revolution: rewriting the rules of the information age, reimagines possession in a digital age and its implications from the ability of tech monopolies to manage how we predict and vote , to unaffordable medicines, to rising inequality. Get the e book and discover out extra at openrevolution.net. […]

A Trippy '80s Book on Life After Humans Is Now More Relevant Than Ever

A Trippy '80s Book on Life After Humans Is Now More Relevant Than Ever

Fifty million years after humanity’s extinction, the world has as soon as extra grown wild. In the forests of North America, the deer-like descendants of rabbits flee assaults by giant predatory rats. Giant antelope and striding baboons extra paying homage to dinosaurs roam Africa’s savannas. This is the tangled new jungle of life Dougal Dixon’s […]