When you are looking for accurate and authoritative information, do you turn to print books or the internet?
Editor in Chief, Edward Nawotka, discusses his relationship with books and the one e-book enhancement that has yet to be developed.
Brian Murray, CEO of HarperCollins spoke to Nigel Roby of The Bookseller about e-books, royalty rates and digital publishing at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
If e-books feel more ephemeral than print books, are the mistakes therein less alarming?
QR codes are increasingly used to link print to digital. The question about using QR codes in print books comes down to aesthetics and reading experience.
Based on the concept of scarcity, has the mass introduction of digital publishing validated and justified the higher price point of print books?
By Erin L. Cox At BEA, “The Report of My Death Was Exaggerated — Book Edition” panel did just what the Mark Twain quote did years ago: chastise the media for being too quick to decree the death of print publishing. Though it’s difficult to ignore the e-books are selling like hotcakes, three publishers and one bookseller proved that, for …
By Edward Nawotka In today’s lead story, research by Forrester revealed that more than half of publishing executives in the USA anticipate e-books will be the dominant format by 2014. While the exact meaning of the word “dominant” can be debated, it nevertheless suggests a radical shift in consumer habits away from print to digital. It also anticipates widespread use …
By Hannah Johnson Last week, James McQuivey of Forrester Research wrote a blog post summarizing Forrester’s new five-year forecast for e-books in the USA, which predicts that digital book sales would reach $3 billion by 2015, thus drastically altering the publishing industry. In this post, McQuivey also predicted that digitization will happen “faster in book publishing than in any other …
By Edward Nawotka In today’s editorial, Deborah Willis writes,”In a world where people read on electronic devices, books may become mash-ups of media, including music, video, and possibly advertising.” Is there a point when an e-book — augmented, apped and pushing advertising — is no longer a book? Read the story and let us know what you think in comments.