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Book by Donald Trump's niece sells nearly 1m copies on its first day

Mary Trump’s Too Much and Never Enough sold 950,000 copiesLegal attempts to prevent book’s publication failedThe bombshell family tell-all book by Mary Trump, the US president’s niece, sold almost a million copies by the end of its first day on sale and remains firmly at the top of Amazon’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-16 21:20:12 UTC ]
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Audio books that entertain and illuminate

From Toni Morrison to Wild Bill Hickok, from animal rescuers to cultural travelers, March audio releases offer a stimulating listening experience.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and Apple end exclusive deal on audio books

Apple and Amazon have ended a deal that tied them into an exclusive contract for the supply and sale of audio books. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Duolingo introduces chatbots to help iPhone users learn a foreign language

There are many ways to try to learn a new language, ranging from audio books and text books, to software and web-based options. One learning tool that's proving popular at the moment is Duolingo, and a new feature has been introduced that helps to provide an immersive linguistic experience. It... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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14% off iHome iPL23 White Clock Radio with Lightning Dock, Support for iPhone 7/7+ - Deal Alert

iHome's iPL23 is compatible with iPhones 5, 6 and 7 (including Plus models), features premium speakers, a Lightning charging dock, FM radio, and alarm clock in one compact device. This handy radio clock charges Lightning-capable iPhone and iPod devices, while letting you wake or sleep to your... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2016-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Prime members get free audio books and access to 'Audible Channels'

As someone on the go, I have always craved the ability to listen to audio books in my car. Whenever I research getting them, however, the high prices always scare me away. Look, I understand a lot of time and effort goes into creating versions of books that are read aloud, but with current... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK ebook sales drop for the first time

It seems that our love affair with ebooks could be turning sour. For the first time since digital book sales were recorded, the number of ebooks sold in the UK dropped in 2015. The drop could be partly explained by the fact that we seem to be reading less in recent years. While sales of printed... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Your Brain On Audio Books: Distracted, Forgetful, And Bored

Of all the ways to enjoy a book, minds wander most when we're listening to someone else read it.With so much focus in the publishing world on ebooks, you might have missed the recent explosion in the popularity of audio books. They've become a billion-dollar industry with huge annual sales... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blurring The Line Between Book And App

Why does HarperCollins need a VP of Innovation? Ana Maria Allessi, who holds that very title, tells us about a future in which books look a lot like apps. Ana Maria Allessi is somewhat of an oddity, for someone who’s worked at a publishing house for almost 13 years. While publishing is rife... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2013-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nokia announces Nokia Reading at MWC 2012, brings content together, makes it available offline

Among the many goodies Nokia unveiled in its presser at MWC 2012 is a new hub for consuming your favorite written content. Called Nokia Reading, it brings your news feeds, ebooks, and audio books together in a unified, digital magazine-like format that can be accessed on- or offline. The app... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Domain: For Libraries and Publishers, an E-Book Tug of War

E-books and audio books on the Web site of the New York Public Library. Publishers are waiting for an industrywide approach to e-lending to gel. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2011-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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