lit crier header.2

The Mystery Writers of America have announced their 2015 Edgar Award nominees.

kindle textbook creator

Amazon has released, in beta, its Kindle Textbook Creator for teachers.

Egmont USA is closing at the end of January, after having failed to find a buyer.

UK teachers think children are reading less than previous generations. Probably because children are reading less than previous generations.

Merriam-Webster is working on its fourth edition. But what form will it take?

SelfEspress wants your self-publishing business. And your money.

Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards are announced.

Prison authorities tried to trick Guantánamo Diary author Mohamedou Ould Slahi by forging a letter from his mother. Only problem was, his mother couldn’t write.

Children and YA sales were up 21.6% from January to October 2014. The biggest winner was ebooks: up 47.8%. Looks like the kids are catching up.

The iBookstore has sold a billion books and is attracting one million new customers a week.

A summary of copyright and trademark laws. This link © Easy Street. All rights reserved. Violators will be prostituted.

Interested in being a correspondent for Town Crier? Write to editors at easystreetmag dot com.

Stephen Parrish is a contributing editor at Easy Street.