Category Archives: eBooks

Summer Reading Flowchart: What Should You Read On Your Break?

A pretty cool chart! Via and USC Rossier Online

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Perhaps the Internet Didn’t Kill Books

An interesting post by Alexis Madrigal, a senior editor at The Atlantic. As he aptly points out, “In 1957, not even a quarter of Americans were reading a book or novel. By 2005, that number had shot up to 47 … Continue reading

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Ebooks Explosion: A Visual

by borisbenko. Browse more data visualizations.

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Apple’s New Rules for Reading Apps

I write this post as a Apple customer. I own a Macbook Air, an iPhone, an iPad, two apple TVs and many, many Apple accessories. And I am furious. As it was widely reported today, in the Wall Street Journal … Continue reading

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Autography Lets Authors Sign eBooks Digitally

Continued innovation in publishing. Digital continues to mimic capabilities in the physical world.

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One Million Enhanced eBooks… for Kids…

OceanHouse Media announced today that they’ve sold 1 million eBook apps. The second enhanced publisher to do so, after Disney made a similar announcement a few weeks ago. From the deal perspective, OceanHouse was able to sign just a few … Continue reading

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19 of Top 50 USA Today Bestsellers Sold More eBooks than Print Versions

Indications of a changing world. By the end of 2011 it would not be surprising if more than 25 of the 50 sold more eBooks than print versions. Amazon executive Russ Grandinetti says the online bookseller “began seeing e-books outsell … Continue reading

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A Million iPad Users Not Reading

Yahoo Finance and Teleread today reported on a recent study that showed 35% of iPad users are not reading on that device. The big take away from both those sources was a resounding negative. “The fact that over a million … Continue reading

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Where Are Tablet Computers Taking Us?

The Huffington Post had a great segment highlighting more than a dozen upcoming tablet computers aside from the iPad. And there are many more on the way. But where are we going with these devices? How many will we have … Continue reading

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Wins and Losses for Amazon eBook Strategy

Today was an interesting day for Amazon’s eBook strategy. On the positive side, new Kindle’s are selling at record rates. As they put it, more “next generation Kindles were ordered in the first four weeks of availability than in the … Continue reading

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