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RIP Stéphane “Charb” Charbonnier, Bernard Maris, Georges Wolinski, Jean “Cabu” Cabut, Bernard “Tignous” Verlhac, Philippe Honoré, Elsa Cayat, Michel Renaud, Frederic Boisseau, Franck Brinsolaro, Moustapha Ourrad, and Ahmed Merabet.
“We begin where we are, where our hearts are. Let us take the time to bury the dead, to mourn, and to grieve. Let us mourn that we have created a world in which such violence seems to be everyday.”
-from Omid Safi, for Onbeing
“Doctorow posted an incredibly tight argument to explain ‘how writers lose when “piracy” gets harder’… he walks you from the reality of how writers are paid today through to the chilling effect of efforts to increase internet liability for anyone within throwing distance of online copyright infringement.”
“‘Tsundoku,’ the Japanese Word for the New Books That Pile Up on Our Shelves, Should Enter the English Language”
-from Open Culture
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“Reading long, literary sentences sans links and distractions is actually a serious skill that you lose if you don’t use it. Before the Internet, the brain read in a linear fashion, taking advantage of sensory details to remember where key information was in the book by layout.”
-from Rachel Grate for MicRead more...
“To celebrate Peter Capaldi’s arrival as The Doctor, Puffin is regenerating its series of Doctor Who novellas with a brand new look.”
-from Daniel Dalton for Buzzfeed
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“What many readers don’t realize is that fact-checking has never been standard practice in the book-publishing world at all.”
-from Kate Newman for The Atlantic
“It’s not often that you hear about assassination attempts linked to book proposals.”
-from Hector Tobar for the Los Angeles Times