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How to Write 200,000 Books Without Breaking a Sweat

One small publisher uses his computer as author

(Newser) - Philip Parker calls himself “the most published author in the history of the planet,” but he doesn’t actually write any books; his computers do. Parker has created a series of algorithms that allow computers to cull publicly available information from the web and compile it into books... More »

Amazon Squeezes Publishers

Print with us or sell elsewhere, company tells on-demand publishers

(Newser) - Publishers who print books on demand will have to use Amazon’s printing service if they want to sell their books on the leading online bookseller's site. Amazon's new policy means print-on-demand publishers will have little choice but to accept Amazon’s prices if they want to sell via the... More »

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