WHAT’S THE POINT OF PUBLISHERS IN A DIGITAL AGE?
As e-books grow and bookstores close, there’s a growing murmur that publishers are no longer relevant in the digital age. Authors now have the ability to self-publish their books and get electronic distribution on their own. So, who needs a big legacy… [read more]
Source: Digital Book World
WHY AMAZON’S KINDLE WILL SOMEDAY BE FREE
Farhad Manjoo admits that his “record on predictions about Amazon is mixed at best,” but he’s pretty certain about this one: Sooner or later, the company will start offering its Kindle e-reader for free, he writes… [read more]
AMAZON SAYS MORE ORDERS SHIPPED VIA AMAZON PRIME THAN SUPER SAVER
The Seattle company said the top three items purchased through Amazon Prime this year are the Kindle Fire tablet, the $79 Kindle e-reader and the Kindle Touch. No. 4 is the raunchy “50 Shades of Grey.” The most-watched TV show available through… [read more]
Source: Los Angeles Times