Amazon opened its Kindle ebookstore in Mexico with 70,000 Spanish-language titles and is selling devices through the Librerías Gandhi bookstore chain.
Amazon announced a Kindle World license for the books of Kurt Vonnegut, but not everyone thinks it’s a great idea.
What is the future of B&N in light of recent poor performance reports, how do royalties really work, and what do you tell your parents about the sex in your novels?
Amazon Publishing announces that the Hangman’s Daughter series is their first million seller. Is it a cause for concern? Celebration? Or merely surprise that it took this long?
The Stanford Literary Lab, which uses big data to analyze novels and literature, now believes that data mining has potential to change the way we approach reading.
Surveying the ebook discussions at BookExpo America, it’s clear that despite their popularity, ebooks still lack their own category of breakthrough storytelling experiences.
Reports from China say Amazon will launch both the Kindle Paperwhite and Fire devices in China this June at prices comparable to what they are in the USA.
In the short run, the limited size of the Arabic market, particularly in ebooks, makes it a low priority for Amazon, but as a company with global ambitions, don’t count them out.
It only took a few years for the Kindle to go from cutting-edge to old-fashioned. At the risk of looking like a tech dinosaur, Hannah Johnson still prefers the Kindle.
Agency pricing is all but dead and in the UK its aftermath has taught the industry with some hard lessons. It left many fearing even greater dominance by Amazon.