Penguin Books has started a blog. It’s about two weeks old and sports nine posts today. It’ll be interesting to see how a big house like that handles a “conversational maketing” outlet like blogging.
The JCLC now offers audio book downloads! All files download as MP3’s that you can put on your player or burn to cd (though there seems to be no Mac or iPod love). The Hoover Library has offered this for a while, but you had to live in Hoover to be allowed to use it.
I’m glad the JCLC is looking out for the rest of us!
The Man Booker Prize longlist will be released on Monday, August 14th. Only England/Ireland bound authors are able to win the 38-year-old prize. The shortlist will be announced on September 14th with the prize being handed out on October 10th.
You know those marketers love this kind of extended hype.