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eBook Sales Now Lead Hardcovers

[caption id="attachment_1920" align="alignleft" width="100" caption=" "][/caption]According to numbers posted Friday on GalleyCat, sales from eBooks in the first quarter of 2012 topped hardcover sales.

Jason Boog at GalleyCat writes that the sales report from the March Association of American Publishers indicates that net sales revenue from adult eBooks were $282.3 million; hardcover sales, $229.6 million. Last year, during the same period, hardcovers raked in $335 million; eBooks, only $220.4 million. . . . Read More »

Shakespeare's Curtain Theatre unearthed in London

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="100" caption=" "][/caption]The Museum of London said Wednesday that an archaeological dig had uncovered part of the gravel yard and gallery walls of the 435-year-old Curtain Theatre in Shoreditch. The site is situated behind a pub on a site marked for redevelopment just east of London’s business district. . . . Read More »