Idaho- and Texas-based company Rohinni has demonstrated an innovation that could revolutionize one key feature of onscreen reading – backlights. The company’s innovation, Lightpaper, is described as “the world’s thinnest LED lighting,” and is essentially just what it says it is, a paper-thin white LED illuminated surface, that according to Rohinni can be manufactured in […]
Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian is one of the most banned books in schools over the last couple of years. But one person went so far as to call the cops. While the story is a little old, it’s still fascinating. In the Meridan, Idaho school district, parents were able […]
Banned and challenged books get a lot of press during Banned Books Week, but I think it's important to discuss issues like censorship year round and not just for one week at the end of September.
Since most challenges involve material read in schools or marketed to young adults and librarians who serve teen patrons are often at the center of these issues, I thought an overview of books that were challenged in 2013 would be of interest to Hub readers. Of course, this isn't meant to be an exhaustive list,
CNET is reporting that Amazon has launched Amazon Wine, a marketplace that will deliver artisan vino to your door—provided you live in one of its (at present quite limited) eligible states. As we all know, wine and publishing go hand in hand. So we're curious: Will publishers feed the mouth that's biting it? —Brian Howard
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