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Posts Tagged ‘Bob Marley’

Neil Gaiman Meets Dr. Who; Marvel Meets iPad; J.K. Rowling Meets eBooks: Weekend Reading

As we head out for a three-day weekend, here’s an extra-long list of Weekend Reading to keep you busy over the holiday.

Author Neil Gaiman provided photographic evidence that he has written a Dr. Who episode.

In the video embedded above, a Marvel executive talked about how the iPad is changing the comics business: “digital books are actually leading to physical purchases.”

Vector Group, Ltd. chairman Bennett S. LeBow will invest $25 million in the struggling bookseller, Borders.

The CEO of Figment explored the art of cellphone fiction.

We asked the burning question: What Would James Ellroy Do?

The CEO of Shanda Literature explained the staggering size of his company’s Chinese reading community. Read more here.

J.K. Rowling‘s agent said they are “actively” exploring eBook options for Harry Potter.

Bob Marley‘s son played a set at the HCI booth, promoting his upcoming book.

Novelist Jennifer Egan explored the future of PowerPoint fiction.

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Bob Marley’s Son Plays Set at BEA 2010

At at the HCI Books booth at BookExpo America today, Bob Marley‘s son Ky-Mani Marley played a set to support his upcoming book, Dear Dad: Where the Family in Our Family Today?

Watch him sing a BEA-directed song in the video embedded above.

Here’s more from the site: “Reggae icon Bob Marley’s son tells his story of life as an exiled child of his famous father. Published by HCI Books.”