Critical Linking: August 31, 2012

We so often claim to be owners when we are in fact stewards.

On letting go of books.


But, for as many books as exist, there are also any number of different reading types a book lover (or even a book hater) might demonstrate.

What kind of reader are you? If this interests you, you are the kind of reader who cares what kind of reader you are. Nerd.


Rather, the fact that we respect the intention, the day-in, day-out labor of it, doesn’t mean we shouldn’t critique the work.

It doesn’t mean that, but it does seem that that’s what happens. 


Amazon’s New York-based book publishing imprint, which is headed by publishing industry vet Larry Kirshbaum, has signed a deal with Ingram to distribute its ebooks to other retailers, paidContent has learned. Amazon and Ingram confirmed the news.

If you’ve got something to sell, you don’t care where people buy it. You only care about that if you aren’t making it yourself.

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