Opinion: Dark Day For Future Of Books

Mark Coker says the lawsuit against Apple and five publishers will end up harming those who write, publish, sell and enjoy e-books

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  • The smartest economist you’ve never heard of - Washington Post
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    10/2/2015 - 11:07 am | View Link
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    10/2/2015 - 7:17 am | View Link
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  • Refugees need help, not judgment: Fleeing one’s homeland is not a choice, it’s a frantic attempt to survive
    I heard people sobbing in the dark. Though we were ... How would I make a living? My future was entirely in somebody else’s hands. That uncertainty only fueled my despair. But there were also moments of grace. One day, I took my little cousin to the ...
    10/3/2015 - 5:48 pm | View Link
  • New energy for Appalachia
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    09/29/2015 - 10:14 pm | View Link
  • A grim future for the ALP
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    09/28/2015 - 10:28 am | View Link
  • Conservation Comment: Change of seasons brings us plenty to celebrate in our city
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    09/27/2015 - 8:32 pm | View Link
  • New Disclosure album ‘Caracal’ lacks originality
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  • Book Review: Young Adult Fiction
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  • Roanoke Times: Opinion
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    10/1/2015 - 11:04 pm | View Website
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    10/1/2015 - 7:50 pm | View Website
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