Telegraph.co.uk Fewer and fewer people are buying books as gifts these days A.V. Club The number of books bought as gifts declined in 2013, according to a Nielsen Book Survey that was reported by the BBC.
Readers live in a world of words, which we like to think of as a world of pure intellect and abstract thought. But books aren't just the concepts and stories that they contain -- they're carefully designed objects. Even ebooks and online articles con...
The number of books being given as gifts has fallen by nine million in a year, delivering a new financial blow to the publishing industry as UK consumers turn away from hard copies in favour of digital reads.
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As we all know, it’s never too early to encourage reading. I regularly Skype with my two young nieces, who live 1,200 miles away. The four-year-old shares her current bedtime book with me, and shows me the words she can recognize in it.
People who want to get their hands on new 3-D printed products have a new avenue to do so thanks to a new Amazon storefront that allows people to customize and purchase products that are then fabricated on demand.
Well-articulated complaints about the way traditional publishing compares to self-publishing have recently been posted by two accomplished authors, one who writes fiction and one who writes non-fiction.