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「月刊群雛 (GunSu) 2014年09月号」のオンデマンド印刷版・電子版を販売開始しました

鷹野 凌 | Posted 08.27.2014 | Japan
鷹野 凌

日本独立作家同盟(呼びかけ人 兼 代表:鷹野 凌)は8月26日、同同盟に加入するセルフパブリッシング(自己出版)作家の知名度向上と作品の紹介および販売促進を目的とした「月刊群雛 (GunSu) ~インディーズ作家を応援するマガジン~」第8号のオンデマンド印刷版と電子版を、株式会社BCCKS(東京都品川区)の提供するサービスにて同時発売しました。

E-Books: Unintended Consequences

Warren Adler | Posted 10.21.2011 | Books
Warren Adler

The number of self-published e-books has surpassed and will continue to surpass books published through the time-honored process of editing and distribution that has been the practice of publishing companies for centuries.

Which eReader Beat The Kindle In Ratings?

news.consumerreports.org | Posted 08.20.2011 | Books

The Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch Reader is more than merely a worthy competitor to the Kindle, as I wrote when I saw the e-book reader demonstrate...

Books Are Better...In Bed?

Los Angeles Times | Posted 06.25.2011 | Books

You know that joke that shows everything's better when you add "in bed" to the end? The same can be said for books, according to a report by Sony rel...

Print Books Holding Own Over Digital Media

Telegraph | Olivia Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Nearly six in ten teenagers are reading books electronically. 40.8% of teenagers have used computers to read books, with a further 17.2% reading on a ...

The Changing Role of Libraries in the Digital Age

Steve Haber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Haber

As America shifts in the way it consumes literature and other content, one thing has not changed -- the library must continue to play a central role in providing open and free access to information and ideas.

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...

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...

Dust Jacket Sketchbook: A Cartoonist's Take On The Literary World (PHOTOS)

Jeffrey Koterba | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeffrey Koterba

2010-09-24-cartoonist.gif As an editorial cartoonist who is also a writer and lover of books, I'm continually on the lookout for opportunities to draw literary-themed cartoons.

Sony Unveils Three New eReaders

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sony is hoping that the new features and slick designs will help differentiate its Readers against a backdrop of intense competition, from lower-price...

e-Reader Comparison

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

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...

eReader War: iPad, Kindle, Nook, Which Will Win? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Caroline Eisenmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The eReader war began in earnest this year, but it heated up just as summer did. With Amazon reporting that eBooks are now outselling hardcovers, and ...

Sony Quietly Lowers eReader Prices

Publishers Weekly | Calvin Reid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Despite a Sony spokesperson's claim a week ago that there would be no further price announcements, Sony quietly dropped the prices on all three of its...

Why the iPad Won't Kill eReaders

Steve Haber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Steve Haber

This new tablet market won't "kill" anything; in the end, these types of devices will spur consumption of digital content like books, magazines and periodicals.

eBooks Will Overtake Print Sales In Five Years, Says Sony President

Telegraph | Shane Richmond, Head of Technology (Editorial) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Steve Haber, president of Sony's digital reading business division, said: "Within five years there will be more digital content sold than physical con...

eBook Market Exploding, Confirms New IDPF Survey

Mark Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Coker

The International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF), in an email to members Friday, reported U.S. wholesale ebook sales for the month of January, 2010 rose 261 percent to $31.9 million from the same period a year ago.

Will Tomorrow's Generation Lose Something in This Computer Age?

Carol Hoenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carol Hoenig

Books, for me, have always been something to embrace and cherish, and I cannot imagine having the same reaction with an electronic reader.

GeekGirl Reviews: E-Book Readers - Sony Reader Pocket Edition

Stephanie Vaughn Hapke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephanie Vaughn Hapke

If you are looking for a no-frills e-book reader that supports all the common formats and does not need wireless access, the Sony Reader Pocket Edition could be the reader for you.

You Can Fight City Hall

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

The massive corporatization and mind-boggling technological advances of the past couple of decades have produced a vast network of forces that thwart reasonable inquiries and protests.

CES 2010: eReader Guide (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

CES 2010 is happening in Las Vegas right now. And among all the gadgets this year, there was a larger than expected proportion of eReaders on exhibit....

The e-Book Wars: Is Pornography Next?

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

With their proprietary software for Kindle readers only, Amazon has adapted a "we-win, you-lose," VHS vs. Betamax business model.