Welcome to this week’s Reading List, where you’ll find the best science and technology stories on the internet assembled in one delightful package. This week, we’ll ponder the place books have in our lives, explore urban history, see without realizing it, and remember the birth of online music streaming. Read more...
With a huge number of mobile readers, China is an important market for American e-book publishers.
Studies have shown that if you want to really remember something, it's easier to do with paper.
This article first appeared in The National Book Review. Last week, the book industry released figures showing that e-book sales were down so far this year -- the first time they have declined -- while print remained relatively steady. Show More Summary
For Craig Mod, it isn’t just the tactility of print books that matters (though he loves that quality): “The pile of unread books we have on our bedside tables is often referred to as a graveyard of good intentions. The list of unread books on our Kindles is more of a black hole of fleeting […]
In the introduction to the John Hay Initiative’s e-book “Choosing to Lead,” Peter Wehner writes: Those running for high public office are likely to find the American people somewhat disoriented, feeling vulnerable, anxious, and unusually powerless in the face of global affairs. There can be little wonder why. The United States has waged war for […]
Trick Decks: How to Hack Cards for Extraordinary Magic is my $2.99 Kindle e-book that will show you how to easily make different kinds of magic trick card decks. You can make the decks from ordinary playing cards and easy-to-find tools...Show More Summary
One thing's for sure, Amazon's thinner new Fire HD tablets aren't iPad killers. Instead, they're being positioned as the ideal budget tablets for consuming video, e-books and music. To that end, Amazon didn't even upgrade their hardware...Show More Summary
Well before House Speaker John Boehner decided to step down, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was slated to talk at the John Hay Initiative’s launch for its e-book “Choosing to Lead.” Compiled by a wide array of foreign policy experts, many who have served in one or more administrations, it makes the case for prudent world […]
On Wednesday, we are releasing a new 45-page e-book and […]
Ms. Atwood’s latest novel, “The Heart Goes Last,” grew out of an e-book series and revisits her signature themes.
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I'm a little late mentioning this, but one of today's Kindle daily deals is Forge of Darkness by Steven Erikson. Its on sale in the Kindle store, today only, for $2.99 here.
Kadokawa to relaunch BookWalker e-book platform! Tim Seeley talks "Batman: Eternal" and "Grayson"! "Zippy" creator Bill Griffith on "Invisible Ink"! Plus more!
Summary: Neighborhood bookstores closed their doors when Barnes & Noble and Amazon became entrenched in the book business. It was sad to see those stores close. E-books surged in popularity and sales, and analysts predicted doom and gloom for print publishing. But then something interesting happened...
BY RICK GREEN In my last blog, I was talking about the power of connecting with other people who have ADHD. In some ways, every video, audio, e-book, webinar, blog, newsletter, Facebook meme, Tweet, and Friday Funny email, is my way of connecting with you. Having someone to connect with is such a gift. Show More Summary
A few months ago, I reported on a startup called Oyster, which offered a monthly, Netflix or Spotify-like subscription model for e-book reading. This Monday's announcement that the company is shutting down adds to the growing sense that the all-you-can-read subscription model for e-books is not succeeding -- at least in [...]
A new, New York Times article by Alexandra Alter proclaims that while literary gurus considered print on its deathbed with the advent of digital publishing—they may in fact be wrong in their assessment. More: Five years ago, the book world was seized by collective panic over the uncertain future of print. As readers migrated to […]
This article first appeared on The National Book Review Print book fans got some good, if unexpected, news this week: the industry announced that e-book sales are down about 10% this year -- the biggest drop ever -- while print heldShow More Summary