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Enhanced eBooks Could Polarize Publishing Industry

The Bookseller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Enhanced e-books could polarise the publishing industry, delegates were told at LBF's "Winners and Losers in the Digital Jungle" seminar. Karolina Sut...

5 Wonderfully Weird Book Videos

Andy Hunter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Andy Hunter

We love it when a book video gets weird, and we thought it was time to celebrate our top 5.

Will Vook Be A Kindle Killer? | Ned Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There's a new story-telling medium in town that could help the iPad put a nail in Kindle's coffin: The vook. A vook (rhymes with "book") is an enhanc...

All Hail, or Hurl -- The Hybrid Book is Here!

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

"Level 26: Dark Origins" is the first of it's kind, but it's just the beginning of a whole new species of hybrid books that may change the publishing landscape.

Vook: Changing The Book?

Entertainment Weekly | Keith Staskiewicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Is a Vook: A) An endangered bird B) What you hear when Zsa Zsa Gabor curses you out C) The latest development in digital reading D) None o...

CDs and Ardi and Vooks, Oh My!

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Sigman

It can be exhilarating to contemplate the digital and evolutionary future. But I don't know if I could bear a world of "vookcases," "vook reports," and God forbid, a New York Review of Vooks.

Vook: The Future Of Reading?

The Washington Post | Monica Hesse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Is a hybrid book our future? Maybe. "As discourse moves from printed pages to network screens, the dominant mode will be things that are multi-modal a...

Video Books, or Vooks: Do We Need to Watch Books as Well as Read Them?

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

It would be a sin -- practically a capital crime -- to write off masterpieces because no one has the patience for the sentences Marcel Proust had the patience to craft so scrupulously.

Stinkoread, and The New Complete Theory of Peak Book

Gerald Sindell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gerald Sindell

With the development of the vook, which is basically a book with some video content, we are gathered, once again, around the grave of The Book As We Know It.