Tag: holiday shopping

by Julie Keck

1. E-books an increasingly popular holiday gift (Jeremy Greenfield / Forbes) 2. “Self-publishing my nonfiction as e-books makes sense” (Anthony Howard / Guardian) 3. Almost 50 percent of parents intend to buy e-reading devices for kids this season (J. Alison Bryant / Digital Book World) 4. Sixteen to twenty-four year-olds say e-books are too expensive [...] more »

by Jenny Shank

My template for what Christmas should be was set during the holidays I spent at my grandparents’ farm in eastern Nebraska. My grandparents had nine children and 23 grandchildren, and the gift exchange resulted in a sea of wrapping paper that my cousins and I would wade through, a bow on every baby’s head. Sometimes [...] more »

by Mark Glaser

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had his Steve Jobs moment this week, unveiling a slew of new Kindles, a new Silk browser and even a Newsstand. (Here’s a handy comparison chart of the Kindles, and here’s a roundup of all the media coverage and analysis.) The big point was that Amazon was offering up a new [...] more »