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Amazon Books: Retail Game Changer or Same Old Indie Killer?

It’s a sad but true reality nowadays that indie bookstores—heck, even big box stores—are closing. And why is that? Ask around and you’ll get a number of answers: books are too expensive; I don’t have time to read; it’s cheaper … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Roundup: 27 Jan 2017

Every Friday, the PQ Weekly Roundup collects the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form. Anyone who has ever worked from home knows that measuring productivity is kind of important … Continue reading

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Amazon’s New Payment Model Might Comment More on Us Than on Them

As a freelance ebook developer in my spare time, I am often interested in the ebook news floating around the Internet from time to time. From exciting announcements about new technologies to the most mundane update on code validation, I … Continue reading

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PQ Weekly Round-up: This Week in Links @ The Porcupine’s Quill

PQ Weekly is a round-up of the most shared links in our social media network—bookish articles, reviews, quizzes, recommendations and more—in convenient digest form.   There is apparently a Twitter feed for Shit Academics Say (@AcademicsSay) and it is brilliant. … Continue reading

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