1. Colonel Saunders Autobiography / Cookbook Free on Facebook


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    KFC Founder and American Icon Colonel Harlan Saunders never before published recipes as well his autobiography are available for free on the restaurant’s Facebook page .Celeb Chef Edward Lee puts his own modern twist on the some of the Colonel’s classic southern comfort recipes.

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    • John Thompson on the future of publishing


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      'The demise of Borders in 2010 represents the end of an era.' In this final video in a series of four, Professor John Thompson of Cambridge University ventures some predictions about the future of the book publishing industry. Watch this video to hear what the future may hold for book retailers, publishers and authors struggling to find readers. What sort of industry will new opportunities and pressures create?

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      • Last Days of the Mill Reading


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        Pete Hay reading a section from "Crook as Maggoty Mutton", one of his poems in the soon to be released "Last Days of the Mill" book. Illustration by Tony Thorne.

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        • The Best Author Website Ever? (selfmkt episode 29)


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          Clark breaks down the keys to a killer book sales page. Check out Hyatt's fantastic page here- http://michaelhyatt.com/platform

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          • CAREFUL by Isobella Jade Book Trailer


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            Author Isobella Jade releases the first book of a new young adult novel series called Careful, Quiet, Invisible. Careful is due July 26, 2012. To read an excerpt of Careful visit: http://www.isobelladreams.com/TheCarefulQuietandInvisibleSeries.html Video: Alex Kroke Music: Gianluca Vassallo

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            • John Thompson: Ebooks - threats and opportunities


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              In this, the third of a series of four videos, Professor John Thompson, author of Merchants of Culture, a highly acclaimed study of trade publishing today, talks about both the threats and opportunities which the ebook revolution presents to publishers. Among the opportunities are a much simpler and more cost-effective publishing supply chain; the scope to create new types of books with integrated multi-media content and to experiment with other forms of product. Under the rubric of threats, he discusses 'disintermediation' - the removal of middle-men in the supply chain; digital piracy

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              • web2day 2012, day 1 : Digital & publishing


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                After music, cinema & photography, books are experimenting innovations & dematerialization. What readers, editors and authors think about this evolution? Digital allow new uses and practices, but maybe some threats too? Debate! Meet Denis Detraz (L'Atalante), Ludovic Roubaudi (Veolia), Caroline de Beneditti (FonduAuNoir) and Christian Ryo (Le Livre et Lecture en Bretagne) as speakers and moderator. Find more informations about the event on the official website : http://www.web2day-nantes.org And find more videos, pictures and details about the conferences on our blog : http://web2day-nantes.tumblr.com And join us next year in Nantes, on June, 6 & 7 !

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                • John Thompson: Ebooks - the landscape today


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                  In this, the second of a series of four videos, Professor John Thompson, author of Merchants of Culture, a highly acclaimed study of trade publishing, talks about the ebook landscape today. What kinds of readers are buying ebooks and which genres are they reading? And which countries have been most enthusiastic about adopting ebooks?

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                  • The Chinese Billionaire’s Wife


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                    This is Julia Zhu’s personal account of life in China’s great transformation from a third world country to the second largest economy in the world with all the stresses and opportunities that this entails. It provides insights into the country, its customs and the massive change it is undergoing. Julia’s story follows China’s expansion. She was born in humble surrounds, a frail and weak child. She married a poor country man and together they rode the Chinese economic boom to build a billion dollar corporation. But found nothing but sadness and personal stress in this great wealth. After 20 years of marriage she rejected it all and found personal happiness. Along this tumultuous path she learnt independent thinking and many lessons for improved awareness and self esteem that are shared with the reader. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0084X2JBI http://books.google.com.au/books?id=5tXqZ009Q3EC&source=gbs_navlinks_s

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