Books out of copyright

In case you missed it… 1 January is when some books are out of copyright and and can be published without royalties. This list mentions quite a few for this year but, warning!, it applies to the US. Other countries may have different rules. As you can see there are quite a few interesting works … Read more

Public domain in 2017

For EU countries, the United States and many other countries, copyright on published works is normally in existence till seventy years after the death of the author. Some countries have different copyright rules, as this article shows. Interestingly enough, France has a Mort pour la France category. What this means is that for members of … Read more