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Book Lovers Obsess Over Books. Could They Ever Feel the Same About a Kindle?

Book Lovers Obsess Over Books. Could They Ever Feel the Same About a Kindle? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
For all of their conveniences, e-readers have never been able to replicate what people love most about physical books. The smell of an old leather bin
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Indie writers’ dismay at Author HQ 

Indie writers’ dismay at Author HQ  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Self-published writers have voiced disgruntlement about a perceived sidelining of the Author HQ area at London Book Fair, calling it a “step backwards” for the independent author movement.
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Google’s New Interactive E-Books Would Be Impossible to Print

Google’s New Interactive E-Books Would Be Impossible to Print | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Google and Visual Editions created a new kind of interactive mobile book.
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This may be the only magazine publisher actually thriving in 2016

This may be the only magazine publisher actually thriving in 2016 | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Scholastic is actually growing revenues and adding its 33rd magazine, even while the print industry is hurting.
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To Get More Voices Published in English: Translation as Activism

To Get More Voices Published in English: Translation as Activism | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
'Translators play an essential role in raising awareness of writers' plight' in many cases of peril, as was discussed in an #LBF16 Insights Seminar session.
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Dystopia auction rounds off LBF fiction deals

Dystopia auction rounds off LBF fiction deals | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
As London Book Fair 2016 came to a close, Picador snatched rights to a much talked about “deeply moving” debut beating four other publishers to the title at auction.
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The Challenges for Women in Book Publishing | Digital Book World

The Challenges for Women in Book Publishing | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
On April 12, the Book Industry Guild of New York held a panel discussion with four women in book publishing to discuss their professional experiences and
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US Libraries on pace for a record year of e-book checkouts

US Libraries on pace for a record year of e-book checkouts | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Overdrive is reporting that public libraries digital catalogs are on pace for another record-breaking year for lending digital titles. Based on activities of top circulating public libraries, eBook, audiobook and digital magazine checkouts are on track to grow 30-40 percent for 2016 over the record levels achieved for 2015. Trends and best practices that emerged [...]
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Who is the target demographic for the Kindle Oasis?

Who is the target demographic for the Kindle Oasis? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Amazon Kindle Oasis was formally announced today and it features a six inch screen with the same resolution as the Kindle Voyage. The big selling point is that it provides a better front-lit display to read in the dark and should give you 20 months of battery life. Who exactly is the target demographic [...]
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All About Automation for Manuscripts in MS Word

All About Automation for Manuscripts in MS Word | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
If you have been doing ebook development for any amount of time, you have heard a lot about XML workflows.
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Three Things Scholarly Publishers Should Know About Researchers

Three Things Scholarly Publishers Should Know About Researchers | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
We've looked recently at things publishers want researchers to understand better. Are there things researchers in turn want publishers to understand better? Charlie Rapple opens a discussion.
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London Book Fair 2016: Librarians Respond to Hachette CEO's IPA Speech

London Book Fair 2016: Librarians Respond to Hachette CEO's IPA Speech | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) is pushing back against Hachette CEO Arnaud Nourry's suggestion that proposed vast exceptions to copyright law for libraries, would devastate European publishers.
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At London Book Fair: Rights of Way on the Open Road

At London Book Fair: Rights of Way on the Open Road | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Is a British vertical in the offing at Open Road Integrated Media? No one is telling, but Charlie Grieg says she has more than enough backlist to make one.
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Amazon’s New Kindle Oasis Is the Fanciest-Pantsiest E-Reader Ever

Amazon’s New Kindle Oasis Is the Fanciest-Pantsiest E-Reader Ever | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
For $289, you get the best thing this side of paperback.
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Chill. It’s Not Books vs. Amazon. You Can Have Both!

Chill. It’s Not Books vs. Amazon. You Can Have Both! | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Books have been able to resist the forces of digital change because books really are different.
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Children’s book market up 7% in first quarter 

Children’s book market up 7% in first quarter  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The UK children’s book market grew more than 7% in the first quarter of 2016, according to Nielsen Books.
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The Key Book Publishing Paths: 2016

The Key Book Publishing Paths: 2016 | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Should you self-publish or traditionally publish? This infographic will help you determine the best choice for you and your project.
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6 lessons about leadership and teamwork from children's books

6 lessons about leadership and teamwork from children's books | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Find out what children’s books can teach us about better leadership and teamwork.
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Big Data (and Big Metaphors) at London Book Fair

Big Data (and Big Metaphors) at London Book Fair | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
'The "data dilemma" is what to do with the data," as was noted at #LBF16's seminar in the final hours of London Book Fair.
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Tolino Shine 2 HD Unboxing

Tolino Shine 2 HD Unboxing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Tolino Shine 2 HD is perfect for people who are on a budget, but still want a really solid e-Reader. This device features a six inch e-Ink Carta display with a resolution of 1440 by 1080 and has 300 PPI. The screen brightness and clarity is the exact same as the Kindle Voyage or [...]
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London Book Fair Does Not Respect Indie Authors

London Book Fair Does Not Respect Indie Authors | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The London Book Fair is the largest publishing event in the United Kingdom. Indie authors are really pissed off at the organizers this year due to the fact that all of the self-publishing companies have been relegated to the very back of the showroom floor. Ben Galley, who self-published The Scarlet Star trilogy, said Author [...]
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