99p Ebooks for Lockdown Reading

For the duration of the coronavirus crisis, Granta Books is running special offers on weekly, themed selections of our ebooks. The post 99p Ebooks for Lockdown Reading appeared first on Granta. Continue reading at 'Granta'

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Shocker: People who read ebooks read more

Are you ready for a bombshell? Turns out people who read ebooks read more books than those don't. That tidbit comes from the number crunchers at Pew. According to a new report titled "The Rise of E-Reading," the ebook readers read an average of 24 books in the past year, versus the 15 books read... Continue reading at Engadget

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Bloomsbury profits jump as ‘joy of reading rediscovered’ in lockdown

Harry Potter publisher issues third profit upgrade of 2021 after sales increase to £185mCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLockdown reading has helped the Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury to its third profit upgrade of the year after a 22% surge in annual pre-tax... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-02 08:20:05 UTC ]
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Reading Mecha Manga in Lockdown

The themes of self and other, of person vs machine, in mecha manga are engaging and thoughtful--even more so in our current times. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Lockdown reading: the lowdown

As early as May 2020 a Nielsen Book survey reported that 41% of UK adults were reading more during the coronavirus pandemic, almost doubling the time they spent reading books from around three-and-a-half hours a week to an average of six. In July 2020, National Literacy Trust research revealed... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-30 19:17:18 UTC ]
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How Reading Ebooks Changes Our Perception (And Reviews)

Take a deep dive into research around reading ebooks and print books, and how these experiences compare to each other and other media. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-02 11:33:00 UTC ]
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Lockdown shifts in children's reading explored by WBD

Statistics suggest that while at the start of the pandemic many children and parents embraced books, reading has now reduced in 2021, while access remains a critical issue particularly for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Reading is Magic Festival expands free access in lockdown

The Reading is Magic Festival will expand its free streaming service to give pupils stuck at home access throughout the lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What we've learnt about lockdown reading

The past few months have restricted physical access to bookshops, interrupted supply chains and created a raft of logistical complexities for the publishing industry. Even with restrictions easing, traditional consumer marketing and PR are trickier to execute safely. However, our data at The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 15:24:03 UTC ]
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Free Ebooks about Police Violence to Read Right Now

Here are some free ebooks about police violence to read right now, in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests across the world. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-04 18:15:44 UTC ]
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What We're Reading - Lockdown Bank Holiday Edition

Whether delving into chunky historical narratives or listening to short story podcasts, we’ve all been approaching reading differently during lockdown. Our reading habits can take us back in time, allow us to examine our present, or give us hope for the future. In time for the May bank holiday... Continue reading at British Council global

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The eight must-read African novels to get you through lockdown

African academics draw up a reading list that speaks to the vibrancy of contemporary as well as older African literature. Continue reading at The Conversation

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The Guardian view on lockdown reading: more than escapism | Editorial

It’s no surprise that people read a lot when stuck at home. But novels are more than a way to kill timeIt’s no surprise that keen readers have looked to books for historical analogues or literary insights into the coronavirus outbreak. Sales of the English translation of Albert Camus’s 1947... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-19 17:25:44 UTC ]
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Sphere releases 99p activity e-book for readers in lockdown

Sphere is publishing a 99p activity e-book for people in need of "affordable distraction" during the lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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20 Feel-Good Ebooks Unlikely to Have Long Library Waitlists to Read While Social Distancing

These feel-good ebooks don't have long waits -- if any wait at all -- from your library. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Coronavirus: Canada’s Kobo Joins Mondadori in Providing Free Ebooks to Italians in Lockdown

Amid Europe's largest COVID-19 outbreak, Italian citizens in lockdown have been able to read free Mondadori ebooks in a program facilitated by Kobo. The post Coronavirus: Canada’s Kobo Joins Mondadori in Providing Free Ebooks to Italians in Lockdown appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Rakuten Kobo’s 2018 Bestselling Ebooks and Reading Trends

They're reading an average 73 hours per year, says Canada's big ebook and audiobook service, and Rakuten Kobo sees a lot of US politics on its most-read lists in 2018. The post Rakuten Kobo’s 2018 Bestselling Ebooks and Reading Trends appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Axe the reading tax': book industry demands end to VAT on ebooks

Following EU directive that allows governments to waive duty on digital publications, calls grow for the UK to end ‘illogical and unfair’ levyThe UK government is being urged to axe the “illogical and unfair” 20% tax currently imposed on ebooks, while print books remain exempt, after European... Continue reading at The Guardian

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How to read ebooks for nothing

OPINION: Reading a paperback novel or magazine is a rare chance to unplug from the digital world and immerse yourself in a great story. Continue reading at Stuff

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Make it your hone: the ebook that you are forced to edit as you read

On each page of A Universe Explodes by Tea Uglow, owners are required to add one word and remove two – which amounts to an odd reading experienceIt opens with a woman reaching up for a cereal bowl and closes with a new beginning – or at least it does for the moment. By the time you get to read... Continue reading at The Guardian

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