Thursday Morning LitLinks

You’ll pay $5 for a toxically sweet caramel macchiato that you’ll finish in ten minutes, but $9 for an ebook that’ll deliver ten to twelve hours of insight and entertainment will give you a seizure. Here, have an explanation as to why ebooks aren’t sold for a dollar. (Digital Book World)

… and speaking of e-books: price-fixing, it’s not just an American kerfluffle. (The Star)

… but if you are in America and speaking of ebooks, there’s a good chance you might be in one of these cities. (The Atlantic)

The rights to the Superman comics were sold in 1938 for $412. That $412 check just sold to a collector for $160,000. (GalleyCat)

27 years in prison made a poet out of Robert Counts. (The Huffington Post)

Bestselling author, Scott Sigler, took a path to success that might not be all that less-traveled in the coming years, some say. (Yahoo News)

If Greg Mortenson lied in THREE CUPS OF TEA, should its readers be entitled to a refund? (The Los Angeles Times)

Here’s a little recap of some of the pressing topics discussed at this week’s London Book Fair. (The Guardian)

We know that books get made into movies, but are movies still being made into books? (Slate)

Atria’s Mystery Bus Tour is captured on a video literary travelogue. (USA Today)

“On this date in 1928, the final volume of the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary was published. Work on the OED began in 1879, with an original estimate that the complete four-volume set would take ten years. When it took five years to get to ‘ant,’ the editors knew they had underestimated spectacularly — perhaps definitively, given that the OED has been in a state of perpetual addition and revision…” (Today In Literature)

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