E-Readers for Real Readers

Dedicated devices for reading ebooks have been a hot category for nearly a decade, with tech firms from Amazon, Samsung and Barnes & Noble releasing a dizzying number of options in recent years. Yet while most of the new devices being introduced for reading ebooks... Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2015-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Book Than Nook: Can Barnes & Noble Makes Its E–Reader Feel Like The Real (Paper) Thing?

To compete against the Kindle, Barnes & Noble is going back to its roots, leveraging decades of bookseller expertise to make its Nook e–reader feel more like a paper book. Released Wednesday, the new Nook Simple Touch GlowLight features a brighter, sharper display; lighter body; improved... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Don’t ask what’s wrong with the reader, what's wrong with the books?': writing for readers with dyslexia

From tinting their pages yellow to redesigning fonts, publisher Barrington Stoke is leading the way in dyslexia-friendly books. They and their authors – including Meg Rosoff and Anthony McGowan – explain the practicalitiesMainstream understanding of dyslexia has come a long way from the days... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp. Touts Print Ads, But Books, Real Estate Are Real Winners

News Corp. continues to tout the strength of its legacy newspaper business even though most of the company's growth now stems from expansions in the real estate and book publishing markets. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Reader Launches eBook Publishing Program to Re-Introduce Great Writing to New Readers

The San Diego Reader is mining gold from its rich archives and releasing the treasures as a collection of six eBooks, the first installment of a series that will showcase the literary quality and historic value of a collection spanning more than 40 y ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The real Rupert’: News Corp global chief says idea that Murdoch influences elections is a ‘myth’

Robert Thomson says media empire’s newspapers have a common ‘philosophy’ and denies they have performed a backflip on climate change in AustraliaGet our free news app;get our morning email briefingThe idea that Rupert Murdoch influences Australian elections is a “myth” and far removed from the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-22 04:46:20 UTC ]
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Raven lands Schuler's debut novel on 'real' Lady Macbeth

Raven Books has landed Lady Macbethad, a historical novel exploring the "real Lady Macbeth" set in medieval Scotland, and a second title by debut author Isabelle Schuler. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-19 15:28:38 UTC ]
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Saturday is Love your Bookshop Day. 5 reasons why readers keep coming back to independent book stores

We interviewed booksellers about their experience of the pandemic and their customers. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-10-07 05:14:45 UTC ]
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These Online Publications Are Not Free … and Readers Don’t Mind

Defector, The Daily Memphian, The Dispatch and other outlets of recent vintage are driving a shift in the digital media business. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-10-04 19:32:10 UTC ]
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The Real Reason Anna Qu Wants You to Pay Attention to Praise

In our series “Can Writing Be Taught?” we partner with Catapult to ask their course instructors all our burning questions about the process of teaching writing. This month we’re featuring Made in China author Anna Qu, who will be leading a year-long Online Memoir Generator for writers of color... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-09-28 11:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller's Disability Issue: 'trade can bring real change'

The Bookseller's Disability Issue is published today, guest-edited by author Claire Wade who has called on the trade to harness its adaptability to bring real change for people with disabilities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-24 08:30:53 UTC ]
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Amazon's upgraded Kindle Paperwhite lineup makes the best e-reader even better

Official news came much sooner than expected. On Tuesday, just a day after leaks surfaced on the company’s Canadian and Mexican sites about models with a bigger screen and dramatically more LEDs, Amazon confirmed the launch of three new Kindle Paperwhites. In addition to a successor for the... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2021-09-21 13:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins allows readers to manipulate GameStop story's e-book price

HarperNonFiction has launched an innovative marketing campaign for the early e-book release of Ben Mezrich’s The AntiSocial Network, which will allow readers to manipulate the title's price by micro trading in GameStop stock. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 00:36:07 UTC ]
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CBI unveils projects to young readers in Ireland, regardless of their backgrounds

Conversations around making the literature sector in Ireland more inclusive have been happening for some time, and the publication of Arts Council Ireland’s Equality, Human Rights and Diversity Policy in 2019 put a focus on the need for diversity across all artforms, so that no one is excluded.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 14:32:17 UTC ]
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New Universes for Young Readers: Close-up on Wonderbound

The new comics and graphic novels imprint from Vault Comics aims to deliver fantasy, sci-fi, and horror stories to middle grade and tween readers. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Real Estate,’ Deborah Levy contemplates the structures that define us

The Booker Prize finalist’s new autobiography is about finding an ideal home — and so much more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-26 15:28:58 UTC ]
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Graeme Macrae Burnet | 'In order to immerse yourself in a novel I think you have to feel that it is real'

Graeme Macrae Burnet was picked out by the literary spotlight when his second novel, His Bloody Project, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 2016. Published by small indie Saraband, it tells of a brutal triple murder in the remote Scottish Highlands in 1869 via witness statements, a memoir... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-16 17:48:55 UTC ]
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Reaching Readers at the Dollar Store

The value channel has been one of the fastest-growing sectors in retail over the past decade in general, if not for books. But opportunities exist—if publishers can make the economics work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Beyond Goodreads: Four tools that help readers track their books

These websites and apps boost your reading speed, keep track of your personal library and recommend just the right book to fit your mood. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-10 12:00:00 UTC ]
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21 Books for the 21st Century: The Results of Our Readers’ Poll, by The Editors of WLT

Lit Lists Earlier this spring, the editors of WLT invited twenty-one writers to nominate a single book, published since the year 2000, that has had a major influence on their own work, along with a brief statement explaining their choice. We published... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-06-28 13:32:05 UTC ]
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