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Record sales show that even the ability to carry thousands of books in one portable electronic device is not enoughIn 2009, when Amazon’s Kindle ebook was launched in the UK, it seemed impossible to imagine that a dozen years later booksellers would be reporting a record year of sales of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'
[ The Guardian | 2022-01-15 17:00:27 UTC ]
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LARB PRESENTS AN EXCERPT from Peter B. Kaufman’s The New Enlightenment and the Fight to Free Knowledge, out today from Seven Stories Press. ¤ In Too Loud a Solitude, Bohumil Hrabal’s comic allegory about the life of the printed word in Czechoslovakia, the wise fool Hanta — Hrabal’s hero — works... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'
[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2021-02-23 16:00:42 UTC ]
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For retailers and companies looking to build deeper connections with consumers or cast a wider net for audience engagement, launching a print magazine is a bourgeoning trend. Online vacation rental company Airbnb, luggage retailer Away, dating app Bumble and golf equipment and apparel brand... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'
[ Folio Magazine | 2019-08-06 16:28:13 UTC ]
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The Wing, a women's-only social club and co-working space with locations in Manhattan, is the latest brand beloved by millennials to embrace the printed word. Launching this week, No Man's Land is a bi-annual print magazine created by The Wing with an editorial team including writers and... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'
[ AdWeek | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In this week's episode of KCRW's "Scheer Intelligence," Steve Wasserman, former editor at Yale University Press and the Los Continue reading at 'HuffPost'
[ HuffPost | 2017-02-04 15:51:11 UTC ]
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Sometimes it isn’t enough for data to be big. Consider Google Books, a searchable archive digital archive of millions of texts spanning the history of the printed word. This enormous corpus has inspired researchers to rethink the ways we map the history of language, allowing them to make... Continue reading at 'Slate'
[ Slate | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian, 29 June 1970: A report says that despite the introduction of television, gross newspaper consumption has risen substantially Contrary to the popular belief of the public who read them, the publishers who print them, and the pundits who write for them, newspapers have lost little of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'
[ The Guardian | 2015-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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You can take the book out of the library but you can't take the library out of the book.Krissy Wilson's Tumblr project, The Art Of Google Books, works on our nostalgia for both the printed word and our (now long gone) wide-eyed awe at digitizing it. Google Books was born in 2004, when accessing... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'
[ Fast Company | 2014-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ray Bradbury imagined a world without the printed word, a universe where firemen started fires instead of stopped them, in a quest to burn forbidden books - till one of them started questioning why. Incidentally, the act of burning books is called "biblioclasm" or "libricide", and here's your... Continue reading at 'Stuff'
[ Stuff | 2013-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 09/08/2011 - 08:47 Weidenfeld & Nicolson publisher Alan Samson will be guest speaker at the Print Charity's annual luncheon this autumn. The lunch takes place in Stationers' Hall, London on 3rd November. Samson's speech will be entitled "The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'
[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This year's London Book Fair is taking place at a time of unique change. The shift from the printed word to the downloaded text is accelerating; chains and standalone bookstores are closing down around the world; and the very future of the book "entity" is being challenged by commentators and... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'
[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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