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Yahoo! Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Media and publishing market forecast firm Simba Information, publisher of the "Book Publishing Report" newsletter, has estimated about 35% of iPad own...

Is Apple Using Gift Cards To Prop Up A Sagging iBookstore?

DailyFinance | SARAH WEINMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

So no wonder Apple is now selling gift cards for iBooks, its e-bookstore platform, in its own stores and also in places like Target (TGT), according t...

Color eBook Worth All The Fuss?

The Huffington Post | Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

News broke this week that Isabella Products Inc., in conjunction with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, would target children next year with the release of a...

Amazon Kindle Playing Nice With Publishers?

nytimes.com | CLAIRE CAIN MILLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amazon.com said Monday that it would give magazine and newspaper publishers more of the revenue that it collects from the periodicals sold via the Kin...

'Madame Bovary,' 'Crime and Punishment,' 'War and Peace'

techland.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The perk of the e-reader aside from easily concealing your embarrassing Dan Brown fandom? Free books. The Web is full of classic works inside the publ...

Color eBook Tablet For Kids

The Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Next summer, Isabella will introduce the Fable, a combination tablet computer and e-book reader aimed at children. Unlike the black-and-white screen f...

NookColor Won't Save Barnes And Noble

Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's not yet out, but on Wall Street, the announcement was greeted with a yawn. Meanwhile critics have already been generally unimpressed, and reactio...

Amazon To Hire Thousands For Holiday Jobs

DailyFinance | SARAH WEINMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The economy may not be recovering fast enough in what's been a tumultuous election year, but Amazon (AMZN), like other retail competitors, is on a hir...

iPad Publisher Gets Millions In Funding

VentureBeat | Anthony Ha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Apple's iPad has been hyped up the future of publishing -- books, magazines, you name it. Now high-profile venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Bye...

Another Novelist Sells A Million eBooks

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Not to be upstaged by the Nook Color, Amazon revealed that James Patterson is the second novelist to sell more than one million Kindle books--joining ...

Nook Kids From Barnes And Noble

Christian Science Moniter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It was only a matter of time. Modern parents, constantly pressed to limit their children's screen time and send them off instead with a good book, now...

Will You Ever Be Able To Lend Your eBooks From Amazon?

Yahoo! Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amazon.com Inc. is going to allow the lending of e-books purchased from its Kindle Store. The online retailer announced the upcoming feature in a dis...

Barnes And Noble To Release NOOKstudy For Students

SlashGear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble announced back in July the new NOOKstudy platform that would allow students to access a massive library of digital textbooks from a PC ...

Are Enhanced eBooks Actually Readable?

publishingperspectives.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The idea is that you can "read, watch, and listen to an e-book at the the same time," in the parlance of Penguin's marketing materials in support of t...

Why Do Students Still Cling To Paper Textbooks?

nytimes.com | LISA W. FODERARO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"The screen won't go blank," said Faton Begolli, a sophomore from Boston. "There can't be a virus. It wouldn't be the same without books. They've defi...

Can Writers Do What the Big Six Publishers Can't?

J.A. Konrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
J.A. Konrath

Though together we have over sixty years of experience in the print industry and have worked with dozens of publishers, we've decided to make Draculas a Kindle exclusive. Not only that, but we're publishing it ourselves.

Amazon Kindle 'Singles' To Launch

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amazon.com is betting that an uncommon length of reading material -- longer than a magazine article but shorter than a book -- will be a popular forma...

iPad With A Manual Typewriter Keyboard?

frecklednest.blogspot.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jack Zylkin has invented a Typewriter Convertor process that turns any manual typewriter into a keyboard for your computer! He sells ready to purchase...

China's eBook Market Booms

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

China has become the second largest e-book market in the world although its increasing popularity is leading to problems including lack of standards a...

eBooks

Blogcritics Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There has been much talk about the decline, and some say inevitable death, of the publishing industry as we know it today. Central to this argument ar...

Do eBooks Undermine Territorial Rights?

publishingperspectives.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Frankfurt Book Fair veteran agent Andrew Nurnberg has raised the specter of e-book deals being used to undermine territorial rights in an interview wi...

eBook Talks At Frankfurt

Frankfurt Book Fair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Questions being asked were all related to what's happening in the digital arena right now. For example: do tablets rule the world right now? Michael T...

WATCH: Who Should Win?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Published by Amazon, Richard Hine's new novel, "Russell Wiley Is Out To Lunch," takes place in 2006 when media companies started riding the social med...

Faber Alligns Independent Publishers With Digitization Service

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Faber Factory will provide text digitisation, digital distribution, free storage and sales reporting. Eighteen UK publishers are signed up to the sche...

Drunk Buying At The Kindle Store?

The Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Kindle changed my reading habits, because I now buy books pretty much only when I'm drunk, and late at night. I had a serious Agatha Christie drun...