A daily roundup of book and publishing news from across the Web: iBooks Comes to iPhone; Six Nooks; NPR Seeks Books Editor; More on Anne Frank Novel; Almond on 20 U 40.
Today, Apple released its iPhone operating system update, iOS4, in advance of Thursday’s iPhone 4 launch. In addition, the company released the iBooks app for the iPhone, so now you can read your iBooks on that nice little touch screen. Check out this video from Mashable!
The Atlantic offers “Six Ways of Looking at the Nook” in honor of yesterday’s announcement of the $149 Nook Wifi. And while you’re deciding which cheaper e-reader to buy, don’t forget Amazon, not to be outdone by B&N, dropped the price of the 3G Kindle to $189.
NPR is looking to hire a new books editor, in case you’re looking for a job… From GalleyCat.
Yesterday we reported on a controversial novel that imagines a sexier side to the Anne Frank story. Here’ s a follow-up from The Bookseller.
The inimitable Steve Almond penned this response to the New Yorker’s 20 Under 40 for The Rumpus.