- The Steve Jobs Archive has published Make Something Wonderful: Steve Jobs in his own words — a new free ebook containing a curated collection of photographs, emails, speeches, and interviews from the Apple co-founder, some of which have never previously been seen by the public.
- Make Something Wonderful is available to read now at https://book.stevejobsarchive.com via a custom page designed by Jony Ive’s creative agency LoveFrom and is even set in LoveFrom’s custom typeface.
- Kobo’s launching a new 10.3-inch E Ink e-reader and writing device, the Kobo Elipsa 2E, on April 19th.
- The new Kindle Scribe and Onyx Boox Nova Air C rival will retail for $399.99 and comes with an upgraded stylus that you can use to write directly on the pages of ebooks and documents.
- A federal judge has ruled in favour of a group of book publishers who sued the nonprofit Internet Archive for scanning and lending digital copies of copyrighted books in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic.
- The four publishing houses — Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins, John Wiley & Sons and Penguin Random House — accused the Internet Archive of "mass copyright infringement" for loaning out digital copies of books without the publishers' permission.
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- Amazon has ordered a series version of the E. Lockhart novel “We Were Liars” from Julie Plec and Carina Adly MacKenzie.
- Plec and MacKenzie will be writers and executive producers on the series, with Plec writing the first episode and MacKenzie writing the second.
- Universal Television and Amazon Studios will produce. Plec and My So-Called Company are under an overall deal at UTV.
Read More at variety.com
- Princess Diana's brother, Earl Spencer, has taken aim at Donald Trump for insinuating that the late royal "kissed his a**" in a letter included in the former president's upcoming book.
- Spencer shared, "Since the one time she mentioned him to me - when he was using her good name to sell some real estate in New York - she clearly viewed him as worse than an a*** fissure."
Read More at sanluisobispo.com