Is a Digital Book as Devout as a Physical Copy?

The devout of all faiths adore their books. They mark their most cherished passages and pass them on to the next generation. Can the same ever be said for a digital edition? Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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COVID-19 has hurt physical book sales and helped audio and digital

You would expect the recent coronavirus crisis to have helped digital entertainment, but with reading it is still led by the traditional hardback and softback formats. However, the pandemic is helping to dethrone physical books, as people are more cautious about going out. While paper books... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2020-11-11 10:35:53 UTC ]
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Physical book fairs 'still needed', as events go digital

Physical book fairs are still vital for business long-term, publishers say, amid expectations that the Beijing Book Fair may be online only this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 17:18:56 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Why Amazon’s 'Digital Roots' Will Reshape Physical Retail

On a Christmas Eve shopping visit to the bustling Amazon Books in New York, journalist Cherie Hu realized that Amazon had flipped the table on the analog environment of traditional bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo will sell discounted digital copies of your paper books

Kobo, the Canadian e-reader titan, has snapped up a little-known ebook platform called Shelfie and will incorporate its features into its apps. Shelfie was a service that sold digital copies of print books you already own at a discount before it shu... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paperback fighter: sales of physical books now outperform digital titles

It can be cheaper to buy the physical copy of a book than a digital download thanks to changes in Amazon’s deal with publishersAt the start of this decade publishers feared the death of the paperback. Britons abandoned bookshops at an alarming rate, seduced by e-readers and cheap digital... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Number of US physical books printed increases despite digital

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 15:57 Traditional US print book output in 2010 increased 5% in 2010, despite the huge growth in ebooks, though there was a continuing fall in the number of fiction titles published. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: The New, Digital Faces of the Frankfurt Book Fair

For all the talk of ebooks, and the state of the book market, the number of new digital startups at the Frankfurt Book Fair is an indicator of the industry's health. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Geek Physics: The Dot Physics Book

Here is a quick review of my soon to be released book, Geek Physics. The post Geek Physics: The Dot Physics Book appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reinventing Book Printing: Digital Printing for Every Stage in a Book’s Life

Multinational publishers know that regional book editions increase their options for selling titles, especially in the education segment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: At Digital Minds, Publishers Urged to Look Beyond the Book

"We cannot deny we are in an extraordinary transition," said author Anthony Horowitz, opening the sixth annual Publishing for Digital Minds Conference at the London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For B&N E-books Outsell Physical Books Three to One

Barnes & Noble on Tuesday said it sold three times as many digital books through its website compared to physical books during the fourth fiscal quarter. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Opening Today: Bologna’s Physical and ‘Fast’ Book Fair

The world's most influential publishing trade show for younger readers was green-lighted only on January 15. The post Opening Today: Bologna’s Physical and ‘Fast’ Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-21 06:37:58 UTC ]
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PRH Continues Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

The programs first went into effect in March of 2020 in response to the Covid-19 crisis, and will have been in force for over two years by the time they expire if they are not extended further. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany’s Leipzig Book Fair Confirms a Physical 2022 Show: March 17 to 20

The passage of a new state order in Saxony permits the Leipzig Book Fair to be staged physically in March with restrictions in place. The post Germany’s Leipzig Book Fair Confirms a Physical 2022 Show: March 17 to 20 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-02-03 16:32:39 UTC ]
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Comic Book Stores Offer To Send Free Copies Of 'Maus' To Tennessee Students

A Tennessee school board removed the graphic novel about the Holocaust from middle school curriculums. Continue reading at HuffPost

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What on Earth Books launches digital collection

Non-fiction children's books publisher What On Earth Books has launched a digital book collection service, available through subscription. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-06 09:06:53 UTC ]
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PRH Once Again Extends Temporary E-book, Digital Audio Terms for Libraries

The publisher's pro-rated terms and its temporary story time permissions will now run through March, 31, 2022, as the pandemic continues to impact schools and libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Springer Nature at Frankfurt: Physical Stand, Digital Programming

Speaking of a mission 'to embed trust in research,' Springer Nature again this year offers a series of digital discussions during Frankfurt. The post Springer Nature at Frankfurt: Physical Stand, Digital Programming appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-13 20:29:19 UTC ]
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Warsaw Book Fair Returns in Physical Rendition, September 9 to 12

Using close to 100 exhibitor tents, the Warsaw Book Fair moves outdoors this month to make its return in an open-air setting. The post Warsaw Book Fair Returns in Physical Rendition, September 9 to 12 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-03 12:25:43 UTC ]
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