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Leanpub: How to Turn Your Blog into an Instant E-Book

So. You got a blog. You want to turn it into a e-book, with a minimal amount of fuss and hard work.

You need Leanpub. It’s a new service for writers who want to do minimalist home-grown publishing on their own terms, in a variety of formats that will suit owners of iPads, Kindles, and other e-readers.

It’s also a completely new …

Steve Jobs’ Authorized Biography Debuts Next Year

Steve’s official biography is coming. Entitled iSteve: The Book of Jobs, the tome is slated to hit bookshelves in early 2012. Biblical references aside, the manuscript, penned by Walter Isaacson, has been in the works since 2009.

The biography will contain interviews from Jobs’ family, colleagues and competitors. Most importantly, …

Amazon: Kindle Books Finally Eclipse Paperbacks

Internet retail giant Amazon.com released its Q4 2010 earnings yesterday, highlighted by “two big milestones” according to company founder Jeff Bezos.

Amazon reported Q4 as the first quarter that it cleared $10 billion in sales—it almost hit $13 billion, actually, with the final tally settling in at $12.95 billion. The company also …

Store Letting People Trade Kindles For Physical Books

Do you:

- Still like the feeling of grainy paper brushing against your finger tips?

- Miss the days when you could dog ear a page instead of a device annoying automatically starting up where you left off?

- Actually like books taking up space in your house or apartment?

If you said yes to any of these questions – and own a …

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