E-BOOK

Children’s Books in the Digital Age

April 12, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. The Book in the New Media We have never written before about books for children. Indeed, as Kate Rix has written for Open Culture, “For all of the free literature and essays available online, a surprisingly small amount is geared toward children. Even […]

The Paris Review Video: Karl Ove Knausgaard Discusses His First Book, … and What It Did To Him

March 1, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Posr Goes Up Every Wednesday The Paris Review has launched a video series, “My First Time,” where artists discuss their “First Work,”and the effect it has had on them as artists.  In the video above Karl Ove Knausgaard talks about writing his first book, Ute av verden (Out […]

Majority of Americans are still reading print books | Pew Research Center Report

September 7, 2016, by Jack Dziamba – New Post Every Wednesday. WHITHER THE BOOK? On September 1, 2016, the Pew Research Center released a Surevy Report titled “Book Reading 2016,” by Andrew Perrin. THE OVERALL CONCLUSION: “The share of Americans who have read a book in the last year is largely unchanged since 2012; more […]

Whither the E- Book: What Do These Charts Mean?

          March 16, 2016. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday by Jack Dziamba What is Happening to E-Books? The percentage of readers who finished reading each chapter of three specific e-books.                  A successful U.S. novel …                                                                                   A not-so-successful one …                                             […]

e- Books: Publishers Giving Away Bestsellers For Free?

New Post goes Up Every Wednesday, by Jack Dziamba Publishers Giving Away e-Book Bestsellers For Free Whither The Book – Can This Be True?  (Re-blogged from CNET January 27, 2016 via The Book Insider , December 8, 2014 “Last year, Random House quietly gave away Dan Brown’s bestselling novel, The Da Vinci Code, for free for one […]

IS THE E-BOOK DEAD, OR JUST ASLEEP? PART 2

September 23, 2014 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. “The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip, and Print Is Far From Dead” From the New York Times, September 23, 2015, by Alexandra Alter: “Five years ago, the book world was seized by collective panic over the uncertain future of print. As readers migrated […]

E-Book Pricing – Apple, Amazon, the Courts, and You

 July 1, 2015 New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday E-Book publishers have not developed any new technology, in a long, long time, “E- BOOKS – IS THE E-BOOK DEAD, OR JUST ASLEEP?” Instead they are still mired in disputes about pricing, and Price Fixing. Here’s the latest. Court Ruling: Apple Conspired with e-book Publishers 7/30/15 From: […]