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Librarian shares opinion of Espresso Book Machine after two years of using it

Here’s a librarian’s account of the Espresso Book Machine after two years of using it. It’s the best, most detailed real-world account I’ve come across—most things you’ll find online about this book-on-demand printing machine are either press releases or cursory … Continue reading

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My experience with the Espresso Book Machine

I was in midtown NYC earlier today when I stopped to have a coffee and catch up on my RSS feeds, and I saw a couple of blog references to a video of the Espresso Book Machine (EBM) posted over … Continue reading

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Amazon and Seth Godin partner up to create new worldwide publishing imprint

I’ve long had some precognition that I might be psychic, but now it’s confirmed; just a week after I posted a more or less random item about Seth Godin freebies, Amazon has announced that they’re partnering with him to launch … Continue reading

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My experiment with Blue Leaf book scanning service

How well does Blue Leaf Book Scanning service work? I’m about to find out with an out-of-print hardcover I just sent them. Continue reading

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Creating anthologies on demand

What if you could visit Amazon or Barnes & Noble and create your own anthology about any topic you want? Why can’t you already? Continue reading

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Cory Doctorow's new experiment: all sorts of formats, all sorts of prices

Cory Doctorow is taking a DIY approach to publishing his next book, and he’s going to document it for the benefit of others. Here are some other experiments in online distribution and what they’ve taught us so far. Continue reading

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