If you’re wondering how the iPad works as an e-reader, here’s a video with a few answers.
A Conversation with Chris Tonelli of poetry publisher Birds, LLC. “Small presses are able to employ guerilla tactics . . . because the only thing we’re trying to do is publish books we want out there and hope that there are enough people like us who will want to read them too.”
If the ebook revolution was really a revolution, it would have already happened. Ebooks are here to stay, but they won’t be killing printed books.
My vote for most utterly awful, Microsoft-ish “feature” to yet be applied to digital books has to be text that knows its being read and pops up with annoying citations when it thinks you don’t understand something.
As many who care about the behind the scenes of publishing already know, recently Macmillan and Amazon duked it out over who should control pricing for electronic books. When Macmillan asked Amazon to sign an agency plan that would let the large publisher control the prices on its ebooks, Amazon responded by refusing to sell [...]