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Jun 20, 2015

Author of Barrio Imbroglio
 
Interview starts at 14:24 and ends at 38:38
 
There’s an incentive for Amazon on two levels to say, “Hey, let’s try to bring in readers.” And one way of bringing in readers is you get more writers. And so they’re definitely reaching out to Spanish-language authors in America and in Latin Americas to get their work up on Kindle.
 
News
“Amazon updates Kindle Paperwhite with a high res screen in India” (video) at Digit - June 18, 2015
Neuer Kindle Paperwhite 3 Test (video in German) - June 19, 2015
Unboxing Kindle Voyage and new Paperwhite 3 (video in Spanish) - June 19, 2015
“Does Anyone Care About Amazon Publishing Contracts?” by Michael Kozlowski at Good EReader - June 19, 2015
 
Tech Tip
Reminder from Andrys Basten that 3G eInk Kindles get 24/7 free eG access to Wikipedia
 
Interview with Daniel Cubias
Barrio Imbroglio (An Abraxas Hernandes Mystery Book 1) by Daniel Cubias
Books at Amazon.com by Jo Nesbo
Daniel Cubias’s blog
Telemachus Press
Daniel Cubias’s columns at The Huffington Post
“Are e-Books a Good Idea for Latino Authors?” by Daniel Cubias at The Huffington Post - June 4, 2015
Open Road Media, publisher of poetry by John Ashbery in eBook format
 
Content
“Amazon deal brings 12,000 Marvel comics to the Kindle Store” by Rich McCormick at The Verge - June 19, 2015
“Marvel Renews Agreement with Comixology and Expands to Amazon” at Marvel.com - June 18, 2015
Marvel single issues now available at the Kindle Store
Captain America: The First Avenger #1: First Vengeance - free from Marvel
 
Comments
Bufo Calvin, creator of the I Love My Kindle blog
Tom Semple
 
Next Week’s Guest
Russ Grandinetti, Amazon’s senior vice president - Kindle
 

 
Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named "Well, You Needn't." This version is "Ra-Monk" by Eval Manigat on the "Variations in Time: A Jazz Persepctive" CD by Public Transit Recording" CD. 
 
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