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Bookstore Sales Drop In July

Publishers Weekly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The downward trend of bookstore sales continued in July with sales declining 2.3%, to $1.08 billion, according to preliminary estimates from the U.S. ...

eBookstore Learns From iTunes

nytimes.com | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On Tuesday, Scribner began publishing 69 essays by Chuck Klosterman, the pop culture and sports writer, available individually from retailers like Ama...

eBook: Google To Launch Service In Japan Next Year

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Google has announced it will launch its Editions platform for e-books in Japan in 2011 despite a "chilly" reception from major Japanese publishers, ac...

'EmperorFranzen' And 'EvilWylie' Unmasked

mediabistro.com | Maryann Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Andrew Shaffer is the writer behind Emperor Franzen and Evil Wylie. He chose to meet this GalleyCat correspondent at Alice's Tea Cup, a literary cafe ...

New eReader By BeBook Claims To Be 'Brilliantly Affordable': But How Much Will It Cost?

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The BeBook Club has a six-inch screen on which users can enlarge texts and apply bookmarks. Pictures and music can also be accessed on the new reader,...

What's A Bigger Innovation Than eBooks?

Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sammy Perlmutter

eReaders, don't approach the level of invention or edification that the wordless book does. Are eBooks changing the way we read stories, or are they merely changing the way we receive them?

Kid's Book Author Helps Next Generation Recognize Ancient Artifacts: Books

WSJ | Michelle Kung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In his latest title, "It's A Book," Lane turns his humor to a pervasive cultural issue among the younger generation today: explaining the merits of a ...

e-Reader Comparison

switched.com | By Jon Chase | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With Amazon's recent announcement that digital e-books outsold hardcover books for the first time, and paperbacks destined to a similar fate in the ne...

Will The Oxford English Dictionary Never Be Printed Again?

Telegraph | Alastair Jamieson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The dictionary's owner, Oxford University Press (OUP), said the impact of the internet means OED3 will probably appear only in electronic form....

Random House And Wylie Agency

publishingperspectives.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Random House and The Wiley Agency have resolved their conflict over e-book rights, and out of this resolution has come a new royalty rate -- but it is...

Barnes And Noble Nook: Better Than Kindle?

Fast Company | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

But Barnes & Noble has a fine ebook reader of its own, the Nook, and its multi-platform Nook software (iPad, iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, PC, Mac) is ...

Kindle Destroys iPad?

Electronista | Electronista Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Although Amazon has maintained its dominant position in the e-book market, analysts expect the iBookstore to continue taking market share....

Microsoft Page-Turning Patent Could Spell Trouble For Apple’s iBooks

Tech Crunch | Leena Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Apple, Amazon, and others have worked hard to simulate the experience of reading a book on a tablet computer, device or smartphone. Specifically, Appl...

iPad in the House

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Philip Neches

So, just what is an iPad good for? Is it just an overgrown iPhone? Or a trimmed down laptop? Here are my first impressions.

Retro-Mac: Which Clunky Apple Computer Was The Worst? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

So Apple's new updates are sleek and all, but let's not forget that the Apple Lisa was once cutting edge too. All this change has got us feeling a ...