Having used its brand of Instagram to sue makers of the app Littergram, Facebook has demanded naming rights to any book-related suffix, including scrapbooks, match books and cheque books. Using its billion-dollar empire, Facebook intends to purchase creative ownership of large portions of the English language and a significant portion of the air you breathe. [read...]
Kindle have revealed plans for their next generation platform aimed at traditional book readers who have so far proved to be resistant to the increasingly popular portable e-book reader. [read...]
The news that publishers have begun to bypass regular outlets has been greeted with fury by traditional booksellers around the country. [read...]
Publishers are busy reinventing the ‘crap childhood’ genre, trying to breathe life into a tired old format by going upmarket. ‘Readers have become bored with all that working class misery’, says publisher Samantha de Lyle. [read...]
The value of a Kindle can depend as much on its content as on its physical condition, according to experts.
‘Recently we were unable to reach the starting price on a Kindle containing 3,500 books because most were Jeffrey Archer novels,’ [read...]