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PG Monthly Newsletter (2013-03-06)

This is the Project Gutenberg Newsletter for March 2013 CONTENTS * Michael Hart’s birthday * Read an eBook Week * New eBook releases from the past month * Michael Hart’s birthday Michael Hart would have turned 66 on his birthday, September 6 2013. For more of Michael’s legacy, including links to news coverage of his […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2013-02-07)

This is the Project Gutenberg Newsletter for February 2014 CONTENTS * Visit Project Gutenberg on Facebook and other social media * Help sought for Storybud * New eBook releases from the past month * Visit Project Gutenberg on Facebook and other social media Project Gutenberg maintains a Facebook page at www.facebook.com/project.gutenberg, and also a new […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2012-12-05)

This is the Project Gutenberg newsletter for December 2012. To manage your subscription, visit http://lists.pglaf.org/ Contents: * Message of thanks * Year-end gifts and donations * Michael Hart’s house is up for sale * New eBook listings from the past month ** We received this message of thanks, to all Project Gutenberg volunteers, contributors and […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2012-11-07)

This is the Project Gutenberg newsletter for November, 2012. Readers should feel encouraged to share any items of potential interest to the Project Gutenberg community. Newsletters are sent on the 1st Wednesday of the month. Email Greg Newby with suggestions for content. Some information sources about Project Gutenberg: * www.gutenberg.org : the mother ship Web […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2012-10-03)

This is the Project Gutenberg newsletter for October 2012. CONTENTS ** Purchases at GoneReading.com help to support literacy ** New eBook listings ** Purchases at GoneReading.com help to support literacy Check out the unique collection of gifts for readers available at www.GoneReading.com. A philanthropic-enterprise, GoneReading donates 100% of its after-tax profits to spread the magic […]

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PG Monthly Newsletter (2012-09-05)

This is the Project Gutenberg newsletter for September 2012. CONTENTS ** In Memory of Michael Hart ** Estate Book sale September 8-9 ** Wodehouse, anyone? ** Thanks! ** A new mirror site in Bulgaria ** New eBook listings ** In Memory of Michael Hart It was nearly one year ago today that Project Gutenberg’s founder, […]

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Project Gutenberg 40,000th eBook Milestone!

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With little fanfare, Project Gutenberg reached #40000 in its eBook series; Extinct Birds: an attempt to unite in one volume a short account of those birds which have become extinct in historical times: that is, within the last six or seven hundred years: to which are added a few which still exist, but are on […]

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eBooks: 2000 – Experiments by best-selling authors

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In 2000, Stephen King was the first best-selling author to launch digital experiments, followed by Frederick Forsyth and Arturo Pérez-Reverte in Europe and many other authors then, for example Paolo Coehlo in Brazil. Stephen King As a first step, Stephen King distributed in March 2000 his short story “Riding the Bullet” as an electronic file, […]

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eBooks: 1993 – The Online Books Page

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In 1993, John Mark Ockerbloom created The Online Books Page as “a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the internet.” The web was still in its infancy, with Mosaic as its first browser. John Mark Ockerbloom was a graduate student at the School of Computer Science (CS) of Carnegie Mellon […]

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eBooks: 1971-2011 TOC

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After 12 years of research involving more than one hundred people, Marie Lebert has posted English translations of her work on 40 years of eBooks. To help you navigate through the series we’ve created this post to act as the Table of Contents for the articles. Each essays title is prefixed with the word “eBooks” […]

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