There’s a fascinating op-ed in today’s New York Times by Pamela Druckerman comparing the American and French book-selling sectors.
The Fourteenth Day is now available in paperback, with a new preface. There’s also a brand new audiobook version on Audible.com (also available through Amazon.com), expertly read by Andy Caploe. You can find it here.
“Free” digital historical archives are a wonderful byproduct of the digital. The promise of the internet is that we can get seemingly infinite amounts of material that was previously accessible only through visiting a remote archive. But unfortunately “free” isn’t necessarily the same thing as “without cost.” And the cost-incentive equation has now claimed another victim: Google’s newspaper scanning program.