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TED offers iOS customers 15 titles for $1 each

If you’re looking for some light, but still thoughtful, nonfiction to read, TED is temporarily offering its back-catalog — 15 short ebooks — for a flat $15 through its newly launched iOS store (link opens iTunes). TED is a technology/entertainment/design … Continue reading

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Today’s Bargain Book: “2:46: Aftershocks”

A collection of essays, photographs, and personal accounts of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated much of Japan. Continue reading

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Today’s bargain book: “The Force is Middling in this One” by Robert Kroese

“The Force is Middling in this One” by Robert Kroese Price: $1.99 / Lending enabled Amazon Summary: “What happens to a kid who isn’t quite good enough with the force to be a Jedi? What is it like to live … Continue reading

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With Kindle Singles, Amazon launches ebooks of shorter length

Today Amazon launched its Kindle Singles store, which consists of short fiction and nonfiction up to about 30,0000 words and priced between US $1-5. Most of the titles are previously unpublished, but there are a couple of long article/essay pieces … Continue reading

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Today's bargain book: "Andy Rooney: 60 Years of Wisdom and Wit" by Andy Rooney

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Today's bargain book: "Free-Range Knitter" by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

“Free-Range Knitter” by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee Price: $1.79 Summary: For the 60 million knitters in America, Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (a.k.a. the Yarn Harlot) shares stories of knitting horrors and triumphs, knitting successes and defeats, but, mostly, stories about the human condition that … Continue reading

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