Authors Guild President Scott Turow charges in an open letter about e-book pricing: “Our government may be on the verge of killing real competition in order to save the appearance of competition.”
The new study by Book Industry Study Group says e-book consumers are buying more books – both print and electronic – but they’re buying mostly online and via in-app purchasing.
Three startup companies led by prominent scientists are working on new technologies to remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. The scientific community is skeptical, but these entrepreneurs believe removing CO2 can eventually be profitable and help cool the planet.
Pottermore has partnered with e-book company Overdrive to bring electronic versions of the 'Harry Potter' series to libraries and schools in five languages.
When the Independent Publishers Group couldn't come to terms with Amazon, the bookselling giant took 5,000 IPG titles out of their Kindle e-book store.
The Charlestown, Mass., bindery still makes books by hand, using a 19th-century production model.
Barnes and Noble this week introduced a new Nook Tablet, which comes equipped with 8GB of memory, and a new $199 price tag.