Editorials are beginning to appear in UK newspapers encouraging consumers to consider boycotting Amazon and other multinationals who avoid paying UK tax rates.
O’Reilly Media has become an online distributor for technology e-books offered by John Wiley & Sons, which includes brands such as For Dummies and Sybex.
Banipal’s 45th issue, which marks its 15th year of continuous publication, has just been released, and—with impeccable timing—features writers from all regions of Palestine.
A 15 year feud between ‘self-canonizing’ author Salman Rushdie and the ‘semi-literate’ John le Carré has ended after both authors recanted their insults.
Survey data published yesterday showed that 35% of e-reader owners used their devices only once, while 37% regretted buying an e-reader.
Arundhati Roy, author of The God of Small Things, announced at the Sharjah International Book Fair that she is currently working on a new novel.
Australia’s Bookworld has guaranteed that it will beat Amazon and other online competitors’ prices by 10%. But are they risking losing too much profit?
Four titles from New Zealand that will appeal to global readers include the war story Lives We Leave Behind by Maxine Alterio, ACB with Honora Lee by Kate de Goldi, and two culinary titles.
Amazon lowered the price of its Japanese Kindle Paperwhite to 100 dollars, matching the price of the recently announced Kobo Glo, while Sony’s ebookstore is again on iOS.
Women-only literary prizes have been created in both Canada and Australia to help balance the attention given to work by male authors vs. female authors.