Browsing by topic: reading habits

LBF 2012: Nokia Previews Mobile Reading Hub

John Mason of Nokia Reading speaks at the London Book Fair 2013

Nokia offered a preview of its soon-to-launch mobile reading platform, Nokia Reading, at the London Book Fair 2012

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The Peculiar Path of the E-book Transition in Singapore

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Despite a tech-savvy population of avid readers, Singapore has been overlooked by the global e-booksellers and local solutions are slow in developing.

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SURVEY: Is the E-ink E-reader Dead in Developing Markets?

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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.

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How Author Christopher Herz Connects Kids Across the Globe

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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.

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Children’s Books Go Multimedia, Multinational, Multi…Everything

Storybird, a book platform that puts artists directly in touch with consumers

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?

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The Children’s Book Ambassador’s Platform: Reading is Not Optional

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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.

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What Do War Bestsellers Say About Our Society?

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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.

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The Loneliness of the Icelandic Translator

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Iceland has one foot in ancient culture and one foot in the modern world — and its books pose unique challenges, says translator Victoria Cribb.

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SURVEY: What’s The Top Challenge to Children’s Publishing for 2012?

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?

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How Do You Inspire Your Child or Teenager to Read?

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.

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