Reading books on an ereader is just like a real book, but most ereaders are smaller and lighter. They offer other benefits, too, such as near-instant book downloads and built-in dictionaries. Here's our guide to the best ereaders to buy right now.
The perennial ebook optimists at PricewaterhouseCoopers are back again with a new projection of the growth of the US and global ebook markets. This time around the NYTimes is repeating the latest PwC prediction, writing that: E-books have made impressive inroads into the English-reading world, but their success in Europe — even among wealthy, tech-savvy …
Developing next generation eBooks that have complex non-narrative content is like web-development was in 2001. You are dealing with a sea of balkanized reading platforms, many of which have buggy implementations of web standards, little documentation, and make it difficult to even do simple things well (exceptions).
Designing eBooks in this world is a frustrating exercise. How can we move the needle and improve the state of the art across many of these reading systems so that eBook development becomes not a struggle and a pain but a joy and a pleasure?
Years from now, we'll look back on 2014 as the year the web came for our books. It was in August of 2014 when the World Wide Web Consortium, the standards body for the World Wide Web, held its first Digital Publishing Interest Group.
The recent news of the opening of an independent bookstore on Manhattan’s Upper West Side was greeted with surprise and delight, since a neighborhood once flush with such stores had become a retail book desert.
Dubbed the “Indie Rock Stars” module, the program will launch with the participation of some 90 authors, and will include at least 18 New York Times bestselling books and more than 30 award-winning novels.