Sony's e-readers: just in time for Christmas! →
Dear Santa, I want the $199 pocket version. Thanks! Love, me
Seventeen mag knocks Zippo off the iPhone app... →
And there will be more iPhone magazines to come.
Publishers Weekly: The upper-crust self-publish... →
NYT: Amazon, Microsoft and Yahoo to oppose the... →
Publishers Weekly: Number of students, colleges... →
Publishers Weekly: Small Beer Press e-books... →
Guardian: The Doctorow says, "Free e-books!" →
Cory, not E.L., whom I’d actually address as “Mr. Doctorow, sir”.
WSJ: Format wars cloud e-book horizon. →
You know I have a quality tumblelog when I link to the Wall Street Journal. ;) That said, note how they use “e-book”.
The Age: Students to dump textbooks for e-books. →
Hasn’t quite caught on in the few schools being tested in Melbourne as students complained of slow page-turning and slow upload speeds. Wonder which e-reader they’re using, because the Kindle 2’s pretty fast.
Another handy dandy list.
From the eBook Test, The Eleven Axioms of 21st Century Book Publishing: 1 - All publishers are information engines, not producers of objects 2 - A book is no longer a thing in itself 3 - Connections between books add value to all books 4 - A non-fiction book is only the beginning of its story 5 - Even fiction books connect to all other books 6 - A book’s deep metadata is worth more than...
Guardian's Robert McCrum on books. →
Nothing new is being said here, but I’m bothered by how he uses “e-reader” and “e-reading” but “ebooks”. Let’s be consistent here, okay? I’m going to establish my own rules about the spelling of those words. Since I prefer “e-mail” and not “email”, it shall be “e-reader”, “e-reading” and...
Correction: Sony to RETAIN Adobe DRM but adopt... →
5 reasons every book editor should be on twitter. →
Well, this wannabe is already there. >)
Sony to drop DRM, adopt ePub format. →
How now, Amazon cow?
The Kindle rulezzzz. For now. →
Though who uses “going forward” in an article??
Washington Post to halt publication of National... →
“Our subscriber base is literally dying off.”
NYT: As classrooms go digital, textbooks may... →
Apple's media tablet to rout netbooks and the... →
But the Kindle isn’t a netbook? And I don’t want to read on a brightly lit LCD screen? Are we lumping all portable devices into one single category now?? I’m confuzzled.
Video: Samantha Ettus interviews publishing titans... →
The immediate future of e-books. →
Also check out Who Will Buy E-books, and Where Will Amazon Sell The Kindle?.
The race heats up: Sony drops price of e-readers,... →
The Sony Reader Pocket Edition is now US$199! MAKE IT AVAILABLE OUTSIDE THE US, SONY! *shakes fist*
Fictionwise's micropayment FAQ page. →
Still not enough titles!
This link will transport you to Harlequin's group... →
Harlequin is possibly the most forward-looking big publisher at this point.