Tag: e-readers

by Mark Glaser

The reading public is torn now. There is the undeniable convenience of e-books, downloaded at the click of a button; and you can load dozens of them onto one small lightweight device. But who can deny the pleasure of unplugging completely from technology and enjoying a print book at a cafe, at the beach or […] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

There’s nothing like giving the gift of reading. And, it used to be that there was one means to that end: Buy a book at a bookstore, perhaps inscribe it, wrap it up and give it. But today, the gift of reading can mean so much more than a wrapped-up book. Today, the literary giver […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. Can a ‘Spotify for books’ really work? (paidContent) 2. 29th Street Publishing wants to make selling magazines for iPads as easy as blogging (NiemanLab) 3. When self-published e-books become best-sellers (Forbes) 4. Kobo, and another two big players, landed in Brazil (dbw) 5. Why […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. Simon & Schuster launches self-publishing arm with Author Solutions (paidContent) 2. Universities to pilot e-book program that monitors student reading habits (The Verge) 3. Penguin rolling out new e-book library lending program (VentureBeat) 4. 2012 e-reader comparison guide (GizMag) 5. The victims of the […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. Self-publishing industry explodes, brings rewards, challenges (Miami Herald) 2. The mystery of the missing e-books (HuffPo) 3. Bookboard Wants to be Netflix for children’s e-books (Complex) 4. It is now illegal to break DRM on e-books in Canada (TeleRead) 5. Avid library e-book borrowers […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. E-books are tracking your reading habits (Deutsche Welle) 2. Apple agreement with the European Union would allow lower Amazon e-book prices (CS Monitor) 3. Digital self-publishing platform Blurb expands to offer magazines and brochures (Wired) 4. Moglue lets authors create and publish interactive […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing. 1. Are self-pubbed authors killing the publishing industry? (Indie Reader) 2. Amazon joins crowded field with Japan Kindle release (Reuters) 3. Number of self-published books up 287% since 2006 (paidContent) 4. Rewarding readers with e-books via credit/debit card (Digital Book World) 5. A healthy reminder […] more »

by Leandro Oliva

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing1. Are e-reader companies expanding too fast? (Good eReader) 2. Kindle Fire users read more newspapers and magazines than iPad users (TNW) 3. E-books expand their potential with serialized fiction (Media Decoder) 4. Humble e-book bundle raises more than $888,500 (GalleyCat) 5. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. 3 states reach $69M settlement with publishers over alleged e-book price fixing (Businessweek) 2. Amazon inks deal to sell digital books through other retailers (CNET) 3. Kobo to sell e-books and e-readers through indie U.S. booksellers (WSJ) 4. U.S. government […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Authors Guild objects to proposed e-books settlement (Mashable) 2. Will Google’s new tablet rival other e-readers? (USA Today) 3. Op-Ed: Europe needs a digital single market for its e-book industry (Guardian) 4. How to unlock your iTunes book so you […] more »