*+-Nokia offered a preview of its soon-to-launch mobile reading platform, Nokia Reading, at the London Book Fair 2012
*+-Despite a tech-savvy population of avid readers, Singapore has been overlooked by the global e-booksellers and local solutions are slow in developing.
*+-In developing economies where users own one device, the limited functionality of an e-reader looks like a bad bargain in comparison with the tablet.
*+-Author Christopher Herz, who used social media to promote his books, now plans to use social media to create an online community of young readers and authors.
*+-At Digital Book World, a session on digital children’s publishing tried to answer the questions: How many of the old rules still apply? What are the new rules?
*+-Walter Dean Myers, the new US National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, wants to communicate that reading is a matter of life and death.
*+-Readers are obsessed with war, in books and the media, but that might not be so if our society were more directly exposed to the horrifying reality.
*+-Iceland has one foot in ancient culture and one foot in the modern world — and its books pose unique challenges, says translator Victoria Cribb.
*+-It is a wonderful time to be a children’s publisher.Still, there are challenges: increasing digital distractions, the poor economy, e-books — what’s the toughest?
*+-My 11-year-old nephew is reading War and Peace. How did that happen? It all has to do with his parents and the way they inspired him from an early age.