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Bookmarks: E-books, Nooks, and poetry (or, one of these things is not like the others)

Sundry links from across the Web:

  • Amazon: 1, Print publishers: 0. Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, has given Amazon exclusive e-book rights to two of his best-selling books 
  • The clandestine guy in the striped shirt gets appy: Where’s Waldo? is now on the iPhone 
  • The Wall Street Journal reviews the Barnes & Noble Nook and finds it doesn’t compare with the Kindle 
  • The Guardian asks the pessimistic question: “Will e-books spell the end of great writing?” 
  • This week in poetry: HTMLGIANT picks the 25 most important books of poetry of the 2000s; The Guardian considers the role of poetry in advertising; and Times Higher Education wonders if poetry is lost in a consumerist world