Attorney General Eric Holder announced at a press conference that Hachette, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster have agreed to a proposed settlement.“If approved by the court, this settlement would resolve the Department’s antitrust concerns with these companies, and would require them to grant retailers – such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble – the freedom to reduce the prices of their e-book titles."
Au mois d'avril, ma couleur préférée c'est le bleu : c'est le retour du Festival pour enfants Metropolis bleu! Six jours de spectacles et de rencontres avec des auteurs, illustrateurs, comédiens, musiciens et conteurs.
Après l’écran d’accueil et de veille pour le Kindle et le Kobo, la publicité digitale pourrait bien s’immiscer jusque dans le texte du livre numérique. C’est en tout cas ce que propose le portail Internet Yahoo! dans deux brevets sur la monétisation des livres électroniques, rapporte le site de BBCNews.
In the past two year, iPad pilot programs have been gaining momentum in schools worldwide. You might be wondering "Do iPads really improve learning?" It's great that many pioneers are sharing their experiences and advices on websites or on iBook. They have been posting valuable insights, recommended apps for elementary and secondary students, "How-to" and lesson plans, technical resources, all information about piloting and rolling out iPads in schools. These are the most mentioned and recommended resources.
The Book is not dead, it’s just changing context. For The Book to be dead, we would have to no longer care about stories or understanding complex ideas that take more than 140 characters to convey. Books are more alive more than ever before.
Nearly 60 percent of readers browsed public library ebook collections to discover new content, rather than searching for a specific title. Among those, romance was the most popular genre, followed by all fiction, mystery and suspense, historical fiction, and science fiction and fantasy.
While Mannisto is not promoting a Luddite mentality, she is advocating that people make healthier choices about the way they absorb information. “In a hyperconnected culture, our information diet is as important to our well-being as the food we eat,” she writes. In that regard, librarians can guide patrons towards better practices to help push back and think about the content they’ve digested.
So the Pulitzer board couldn't choose a winner from the three fiction books selected for them by their expert jury. The jury chair told us that they were "shocked and disappointed and angry at the news."Because we know that, when it comes to selecting books, you're smarter than the Pulitzer Board, we're delighted to announce the inaugural (and, almost certainly, only) Hufflitzer Prize for Fiction.
Le retour des ouvrages empruntés en bibliothèque pose toujours un sérieux problème. Sanctions et menaces de sanction, promesses des pires tortures et sévices post-mortem, etc. rien ne semble y faire. Et l'Australie se lamente de savoir qu'il existe près de 8 millions de livres qui gisent quelque part dans les foyers du pays.
Marvel Comics is taking its print comics to the next level with its new imprint “ReEvolution.” The imprint takes print and makes it digital, literally. The first issue, Avengers Vs. X-Men Infinite #1, which hit stores this week has an augmented reality (AR) component that readers can ignite to unlock content beyond the printed page.
For those of us who secretly read V.C. Andrews and The Story of O under the covers with flashlights in early adolescence, Tamara Faith Berger is our grown-up literary saint. Her prose has consistently traversed extreme, forbidden territory, infusing filth with intelligence and sophistication unseen in much of Canadian literature. Daring and candid depictions of sexuality are her legacy; first with the intensely pornographic and female-centric musings of Lie With Me, and later with The Way of the Whore, both of which cemented Berger as a perhaps unwitting standard for accurate depictions of rabid female desire.
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