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Ebook sales continue to fall as younger generations drive appetite for print | Books | The Guardian

Ebook sales continue to fall as younger generations drive appetite for print | Books | The Guardian | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
Nielsen survey finds UK ebook sales declined by 4% in 2016, the second consecutive year digital has shrunk
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Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds

Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
Research suggests that recall of plot after using an e-reader is poorer than with traditional books
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The Destructiveness of the Digital

The Destructiveness of the Digital | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
I’ve argued for a long time along different ways that despite its overt claims to creativity, “building,” “democratization,” and so on, digital culture is at least partly also characterized by profoundly destructive impulses. While digital promoters love to focus on the great things that
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'Screen fatigue' sees UK ebook sales plunge 17% as readers return to print

'Screen fatigue' sees UK ebook sales plunge 17% as readers return to print | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
Consumer sales down to £204m last year and are at lowest level since 2011 – when Amazon Kindle sales first took off in UK
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The Bizarre Digital Book You Must Destroy Before Sharing

The Bizarre Digital Book You Must Destroy Before Sharing | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
What does it mean to own a digital book?
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The Medium is the Message: How We Read and How It Affects Us

The Medium is the Message: How We Read and How It Affects Us | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
The Wild Detectives is an independent Bookstore Bar Venue in Oak Cliff, Dallas, TX, whose aim is to encourage community-driven cultural conversation.
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Histoire du livre : le numérique aura “plus de conséquences que l'impression”

Histoire du livre : le numérique aura “plus de conséquences que l'impression” | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
Cette semaine, la Bibliothèque nationale de France est le quartier général des historien
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Where did the story of ebooks begin?

Where did the story of ebooks begin? | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
Peter James's Host, published on two disks, was an early example – but exactly where the medium started life is surprisingly tricky to identify
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The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip, and Print Is Far From Dead

The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip, and Print Is Far From Dead | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
With readers on a reverse migration to print, the “e-book terror has kind of subsided” for bookstores and publishers.
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Digital reading driven by older women, study claims

Digital reading driven by older women, study claims | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
Research carried out for the ebook retailer Kobo finds three quarters of the most active readers are women over 45
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Kobo's Michael Tamblyn on the Age of e-Reading

Kobo's Michael Tamblyn on the Age of e-Reading | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
Ebook sales are driven by people over 50, according to Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn. Here he talks about designing better ebooks and e-readers.
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Will digital books ever replace print? – Craig Mod – Aeon

Will digital books ever replace print? – Craig Mod – Aeon | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
Digital books stagnate in closed, dull systems, while printed books are shareable, lovely and enduring. Where do we go from here?
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Science Has Great News for People Who Read Actual Books

It's time to power down your Kindle.
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'Ebooks are stupid', says head of one of world's biggest publishers | Books | The Guardian

'Ebooks are stupid', says head of one of world's biggest publishers | Books | The Guardian | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
The chief executive of Hachette Livre, Arnaud Nourry, says the industry has had ‘one or two successes among a hundred failures’ and that ebooks have ‘no creativity’
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The Future of Books Looks a Lot Like Netflix

The Future of Books Looks a Lot Like Netflix | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
The book business is merging into the magazine business as more publishers sell literature via subscription to highly targeted clusters of readers. High-profile literary studio Plympton is leading the charge with its $5-a-month iOS service Rooster.
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Paperback fighter: sales of physical books now outperform digital titles

Paperback fighter: sales of physical books now outperform digital titles | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
It can be cheaper to buy the physical copy of a book than a digital download thanks to changes in Amazon’s deal with publishers
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Designing Books for a Digital Age

Designing Books for a Digital Age | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
In “I swear I use no art at all,” Joost Grootens lays out some tenets of his philosophy of book design: self-expression should be avoided, and a book can still trump a screen.
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Books after the Death of the Book

Books after the Death of the Book | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
Last summer I decided to assign Ted Chiang’s The Lifecycle of Software Objects in the graduate course I was getting ready to teach. The titl
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Kobo’s Giant E-Reader May Put the Kindle in Its Place

Kobo’s Giant E-Reader May Put the Kindle in Its Place | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
Bigger's not necessarily better, but there's more to the Kobo Aura One than size.
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Antoine Compagnon : « Ne pas penser que le livre numérique met en danger la culture »

Antoine Compagnon : « Ne pas penser que le livre numérique met en danger la culture » | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
La cérémonie d’ouverture du 24e congrès annuel SHARP (Society for the Histor
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Books in Browsers 2016: Selling Small Stories, Iterating Lit

Books in Browsers 2016: Selling Small Stories, Iterating Lit | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
Peter Brantley on the future of the industry and of Books in Browsers, with BiB VII scheduled for November 3 and 4 in San Francisco.
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The Novel in the Age of Digital Diversion

The Novel in the Age of Digital Diversion | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
Much like the Internet, novels are good at muddying distinctions between solitude and companionship, detachment and connection, reality and fiction. Three new novels and a memoir shed light on this tricky relationship between fiction and our digital media.
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Moneyball for Book Publishers: A Detailed Look at How We Read

Moneyball for Book Publishers: A Detailed Look at How We Read | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
A reader analytics company in London wants to use data on our reading habits to transform how publishers acquire, edit and market books.
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The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip, and Print Is Far From Dead - The New York Times

The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip, and Print Is Far From Dead - The New York Times | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
With readers on a reverse migration to print, the “e-book terror has kind of subsided” for bookstores and publishers.
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Ebooks at night won’t help you sleep tight, US study finds

Ebooks at night won’t help you sleep tight, US study finds | Reading the digital page | Scoop.it
Alison Flood: Harvard researchers say light-emitting ebooks negatively affect our sleep and lead to next-day grogginess
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