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...]
Academics are worried that the surge in popularity of ebook readers could lead to a catastrophic loss of children’s basic Google search skills. [read...]
The London Borough of Hackney Council has today launched a new scheme, which will see local schools supplied with a range of ‘books’ with which they can ‘read’ sections, or ‘chapters’, of with the children ahead of classroom-based learning experiences. [read...]
The novel, ‘Daddy don’t hurt little princess happy ever after’, combines three best-selling genres of child abuse, memoir and romance and is expected to dominate the Christmas best seller lists. [read...]