Happy Friday! Quick question: if you have an e-book of The Royal We, that is NOT via iBooks, and you do not live in the United States or Canada, has your version of the book updated? Please let us know in the comments (and where you live — just the country). We are trying to Read More...
Amazon's book-management tool can now alert you when a book goes on sale.
If you’ve ever used one of Amazon’s Kindle e-book readers, then you can get by with a really short review of its latest, the Kindle Oasis. You can buy new ones from Amazon whenever you’re in a WiFi hotspot — or, for $70 more, the truly obsessive reader may prefer the Oasis with a built-in cellular modem. Show More Summary
Let its reading rooms transport you to new dimensions For a while, it seemed that Amazon would render all brick-and-mortar bookstores obsolete, but last autumn saw the fall of e-book sales and the ever-so slight resurgence of print,Show More Summary
“Entia non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem. Translated: More things should not be used than are necessary.” —Occam’s Razor
Apple device owners in the same family can share content like music, videos, e-books and apps through iCloud’s Family Sharing. Now, it appears that Android owners will have a similar option. Just ahead of Google’s keynote at its I/OShow More Summary
So according to the box office, some of you might have seen a little indie film called Captain America: Civil War. As a Captain America “expert” – who has an essay coming out in a forthcoming e-book analyzing the politics of Captain America; Winter Soldier and who will no doubt do another on this movie […]
The Amazon-owned social networking site for readers, Goodreads, has introduced Goodreads Deals as a way to promote e-book sales to readers.
This Week In Audience 05.15.16 – New Audience V. Old Audience Edition A confluence of stories this week that rocket between new and old, digital and physical. Physical books making a comeback while e-book sales fall. Downloads collapsing as streaming takes hold. Transitions sure are messy … read more AJBlog: AJ Arts Audience Published 2016-05-15 An […]
CHANGE: Traditional Publishers’ Share of E-Book Sales Shrinks. “In another look at e-book sales, Mooney reported that the Big 5 publishers’ share of e-book sales fell to 34% in 2015, down from 38% in 2014. In 2012, the Big 5 held a 46% of e-book unit sales. The loss of share of the Big 5 […]
On sale now in hardcover and e-book. Excerpts here: chapters 1 and 2, chapter 3, and chapter 4. Author...
A confluence of stories this week that rocket between new and old, digital and physical. Physical books making a comeback while e-book sales fall. Downloads collapsing as streaming takes hold. Transitions sure are messy…
[Yes, this post should have gone up on April 21. See Available in hardcover and e-book. Excerpt here. My...
Topic: Books Ebooks The hysterical cheerleaders of the e-book failed to account for human experience, and publishers blindly followed suit. But the novelty has worn off From Books are back. Only the technodazzled thought they would go away | Simon Jenkins | Opinion | The Guardian Tweet
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That's a terrible pun with a double-meaning, but it works.
“What went wrong? Clearly publishing, like other industries before (and since), suffered a bad attack of technodazzle: It failed to distinguish between newness and value. It could read digital’s hysterical cheerleaders, but not predict how a market of human beings would respond to a product once the novelty had passed. It ignored human nature. Reading […]
Buy an e-book on Amazon or an album on Apple's iTunes and you own it, right? Maybe not as much as you think. It's all about what the tech industry calls digital rights management, and the bottom line for consumers is that there are significant differences between owning a tangible product and owning...
(May 11, 2016 07:25 AM, by Alberto Mingardi) A book review by Samuel Goldman on The American Conservative alerted me to "We Can Be Heroes: The Radical Individualism of David Bowie" by Robert Dean Lurie, a short e-book whose title is self-explanatory. I shall confess I wasn't much... (0 COMMENTS)
Groups that advance Web and e-book technology want to join forces. That could make e-books livelier, richer and easier to read online.