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Granta Home TLR Index The New York Times - Sunday Book review This is so liberating! Under consideration in this essay is “The Lifespan of a Fact,” which is less a book than a knock-down, drag-out fight between two tenacious combatants, over questions of truth, belief, history, myth, memory and forgetting. In one corner is Jim Fingal, who as an intern for the literary magazine The Believer in 2005 (or it might have been 2003 — sources disagree) signed on for what he must have thought would be a straightforward task: fact-checking a 15-page article. The book presents, line by line, D’Agata’s original essay, as well as Fingal’s staggeringly meticulous annotations. “You don’t want to come in contact with reality when you’re here for a fantasy,” D’Agata quotes a Nevada state senator as saying. From D’Agata’s first sentence, which says that at the time of Levi’s death there were “34 licensed strip clubs in Vegas,” Fingal detects trouble. The discrepancies mount. Minor fibs? No, D’Agata argues. In short, he plays God. No text is sacred. Jennifer B.

Bookslut | Issue 117 | February 2012 Gossamers This article provides a brief guide to ebook conversion, covering what it involves and how to select a conversion service, with an emphasis on maintaining quality. For discussion of when ebook conversion – as distinct from ebook production – makes sense, see the related article ebook conversion or ebook production? A combined version of these two articles was published in IBPA Independent July 2011. What is ebook conversion? Ebook conversion is the process of taking a book that is either in analog (print) format or in a digital format that is incompatible with ebook readers (apps, devices, browsers, etc), and converting it into one or more digital formats optimised for digital delivery. An example of an incompatible digital file is the press-ready PDF that is supplied to an offset printing press. Whether converting from analog – ‘hard copy’ – or from an existing digital file, the process involves substantial work in quality control. Digitising hard copy From digital file to ebook Like this:

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View all books The Lindisfarne Gospels – Complete The Lindisfarne Gospels is one of the most magnificent manuscripts of the early Middle Ages. It was almost 400 years old when the Domesday Book was compiled, 500 years old when Magna Carta was witnessed, and over 700 years old when Gutenberg invented movable type. It was written and decorated at the end of the 7th century by the monk Eadfrith, who became Bishop of Lindisfarne in 698 and died in 721. Its original leather binding, long since lost, was made by Ethelwald, who succeeded Eadfrith as bishop, and was decorated with jewels and precious metals later in the 8th century by Billfrith the Anchorite. This is an eBookTreasures edition which includes all pages from the manuscript and audio narration and interpretation on selected pages. More… Buy Now from iTunes £3.49 The Lindisfarne Gospels – Highlights This is an eBookTreasures edition which includes selected pages from the manuscript and audio narration and interpretation on all pages. More… More… More… More…

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