Friday 31st October
If the Big Five publishers knew what they were doing, they would be submitting and throwing their weight behind a petition to permit consumers to crack e-book DRM for purposes of archival and platform interoperability
Blame the ebook
The voices of millions who depend on copyright for a living are less frequently heard
No individual has the right to be listened to
We need innovation, and Kindle Unlimited might not be publishers' best option
The more open book prizes are to new forms and unconventional means of publishing, the greater the chance of keeping literature alive and well
Are we losing the magic of passing on a well-thumbed paperback
So what are the direct benefits of reading digitally?
Regulating Amazon would hardly solve all our e-book problems—far from it—but it would be a start
The book business launched Amazon to success, and now it's hurting the online retailer's growth
Expectations that OA will address the serial costs crisis are fading away
Delivery methods come and go but high quality content endures
Sweden's book market is bracing for the launch of Amazon, where ebooks are hamstrung by high taxes and print books are still relatively affordable
Building an effective direct to consumer web presence could be the key to turning around some of the major problems publishers are facing
Publishers aren't perfect. But no one who cares about a diverse literary marketplace can actually side with Amazon
"Here's a little real talk about the book publishing industry"
Since its founding, Amazon has always been more interested in the value of user data over the value of any level of quality
So, I asked myself, with both my reader and author hats on, what it would take to be a contender in the eBook marketplace.
It was really obvious this year that Frankfurt — at least that part of it which is about English-language publishers buying and selling with non-English markets — is shrinking
And the nice Kindle Voyage won't change that
Book streaming services are still struggling to get bestsellers on to our virtual shelves
If I weighed in on Amazon's side in its battle with Hachette, no publisher would ever publish another book of mine
Amazon.com, the giant online retailer, has too much power, and it uses that power in ways that hurt America
On grounds of consumer fraud?