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New Book App Lets You Read And Walk Without Tripping!

Publishing Perspectives | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

We all know what happens when you walk and look at your phone at the same time: accidents happen (seriously, click here to laugh). Well now, you can a...

CES 2011: Measuring Success By Number Of Deals Made For Books Businesses

Publishing Perspectives | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As technology becomes an integral part of both creating and distributing content, the deals and partnerships that get the content onto different devic...

Book, Video, eBook:

GalleyCat | Maryann Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In an eBook Summit talk, Vook CEO Brad Inman and Perseus Books Group online marketing director Peter Costanzo explained the process for turning a prin...

Barnes And Noble Releases Nook Kids App For iPad

publishersweekly.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble has introduced a Nook kids for iPad application. The app makes B&N's digital catalog of children's content--which includes 100 new inte...

eBooks

The Jakarta Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Among avid readers, the question of whether e-books would eventually replace the printed page remains a hotly debated subject. Many readers simply don...

Do Authors Make Good Publishers?

Publishing In the 21st Century | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Do authors make good publishers? The answer is No. But it's fascinating to watch them try. Years ago as the e-book revolution dawned, we said that i...

Making Books Do Things eBooks Can't, And Vice Versa

latimes.com | David L. Ulin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Mainstream publishers say printed books are far from extinct. Nonetheless, their role in publishing is changing. Amazon.com now sells more e-books tha...

Lend Your Kindle eBooks

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amazon has launched its program for lending Kindle eBooks, allowing digital readers to share books for a short period of time. The program opened by f...

Ebooks Now Outsell Paper Books On Web Bookstore

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK (AP) -- Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. on Thursday said its line of Nook e-reading devices are the biggest-selling items in its history, and ...

Barnes And Noble Fails To End Nook Lawsuit

Yahoo! Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS - News) lost its bid to dismiss Spring Design Inc's lawsuit accusing the largest U.S. bookseller of illegally copying a s...

Amazon's Kindle Aims To Have 'Every Book Ever Written' Available

Los Angeles Times | Alex Pham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Three years later, the online retail juggernaut has sold more than 7 million Kindle devices, according to estimates by Cowen and Co. That means roughl...

Kindle Beats Harry Potter Sales Record On Amazon

guardian.co.uk | Charles Arthur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The company announced that sales of the Kindle 3 had overtaken the previous record holder, the book of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, released ...

Are eBooks OK For Small Children?

bnet.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I was pretty lucky this holiday and received a coveted iPad. But before I even got the thing out of its box, my older daughter started reaching for it...

Words and E-Words: Electronic Books at the Community Bookstore

William Petrocelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
William Petrocelli

Many of the more breathless digerati herald the arrival of e-books as a sign that the day of the printed word is over. They claim everyone will be reading digital type on backlit screens. Not so fast, booksellers say.

eBooks: Who Owns Your Digital Downloads?

Fortune Tech | Scott Woolley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The holiday season is upon us, and with it thoughts of peace on earth, goodwill... and the latest electronic media. Visions of Kindles and Kinects da...

Next In Line Of Publishers To Go Digital

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Taschen is to publish its first app this week, a re-release of architectural title Yes is More. Exclusive to the iPad, the £5.99 app will be launche...

How To Turn Your Laptop, Netbook Or Desktop Into An eBook Reader

online-tech-tips.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

So maybe Amazon Kindles and iPads are not your thing. However, you do take your laptop with you to school, work, when traveling, etc. If you're lookin...

eReaders

usatoday.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jamie Groves has doubled his reading -- up to more than 40 books a year -- since he began downloading e-books on his Kindle. Sandra Hines calls her N...

Christmas Gift Guide

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Now that you know which eReader to buy for the holidays, you have to think about how to keep it safe and clean. With options ranging from designer to ...

'Technology Not Barrier To Depth'

latimes.com | David L. Ulin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

And yet, what may be most interesting about the Pew study is its timing, since this is the year e-readers took off. What does it say about us that, on...

Google Books App

usatoday.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Competing directly against Apple's own iBooks application, as well as apps for popular book readers (such as Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook),...

Christmas Gifts 2010

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There is a case to be made for the fact that 2010 will be remembered as the year eBooks solidified themselves as a veritable cultural mainstay. It wil...

Amazon To Sell 'Millions' Of Kindles?

msn.com | Rick Aristotle Munarriz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In a forum post unearthed by Daring Fireball, an official post in Amazon's Kindle forum claims that the company has already sold millions of the third...

Ads Coming To eBooks?

wsj.com | EMILY STEEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The marketing world is drawing up plans to invade one of the last bastions of media that is largely advertising-free: books. As e-books proliferate, ...

Publisher Launches App Store

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Launched today, the shop will sell non-Apple apps directly to the consumer, and will feature apps from DK, Rough Guides and DK Travel, as well as thos...