Articles tagged e-books

Too Many Books, Too Little Time: The Synthetic Reader Solution

Audio and e-books help fill the need to get in as much reading as possible in one's limited, mortal lifespan.

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12 Aug 2011 // 8:35 AM

Rise of E-books Will Benefit One Group: Readers

Rather than the first steps of a funeral cortege, the death of Borders is really just the first little dip on a wildly careening roller coaster ride for the people who write, publish, buy and sell books. It's going to shake us up, down and sideways, industry figures say, and some people may get thrown from their cars. But one group is sure to be happy at the end: readers.

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12 Aug 2010 // 2:00 AM

The Odyssey of Andrew Wylie

As traditional print media is being slowly but irresistibly subsumed by electronic competitors, powerhouse agent Andrew Wylie argues that writers should get a larger cut of e-book sales. But is Wylie, in reality, seeking to destroy paper-based publishing houses?

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8 Jul 2010 // 5:04 AM

DETROIT — Borders Group launched its eBook store Wednesday morning at Borders.com. The store features more than 1.5 million titles available for immediate download with prices

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Penguin & the iPad: Taking Books to the Next Level, or Leaving Them in the Dust?

Apple's latest gadget, the iPad, hits shelves this weekend. There's been a lot of chatter on the interwebs and in the publishing world about how the shiny new tech may change the way we think of books.

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Apple’s latest gadget, the iPad, is set to hit shelves next week. There’s been a lot of talk about how the shiny new

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Google has been busy. The Internet giant has been copying and storing millions of the world’s out-of-print and out-of-copyright books in a vast online

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17 Feb 2010 // 7:00 AM

The iPad Cometh

Prior to the unveiling of the iPad in late January, the New York Times reported that many publishers were hoping that Apple’s device would

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26 Aug 2009 // 6:13 AM

WASHINGTON — Sony Corp. on Tuesday said the first wireless version of its electronic book reader will go on sale before Christmas, a move that will

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15 Jan 2009 // 2:55 AM

Like others, Mark Coker, a Los Gatos, Calif., entrepreneur and aspiring novelist, has learned about the challenges facing new authors - many of whom never

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15 Jan 2009 // 2:51 AM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Northwest Missouri State University students started spring semester classes Monday, but many aren’t lugging thick textbooks around campus. Instead, most

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10 Oct 2007 // 5:26 AM

In July, when I went on vacation, I decided to take along the essays of Michel de Montaigne—all of them, in a single volume

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

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"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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