Tag Archive | e book

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 […]

Beyond Words – Whither the Book c. 1400?

Whither the Book in the 1400s? Just as we, today wonder about the continued existence of the Print Book, ” Beyond Words: Italian Renaissance Books,” at the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum, Boston, deftly puts this “new” wonder into perspective, “Just as we question today whether printed books will become extinct in the digital age, this […]

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 …                                             […]


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: […]


   Andy Warhol, A Gold Book, 1957. Courtesy of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. © 2015 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. March 4, 2015     New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday ANDY’S BOOKS From his student days in the 1940s until his death […]

Listen to 60+ Free, High-Quality AudioBooks of Classic Literature on Spotify

New Post goes up Every Wednesday Listen to 60+ Free, High-Quality AudioBooks of Classic Literature on Spotify: Austen, Dickens, Tolstoy & More* * Or, “Where mainstream e-book publishers fear to tread.” Re-blogged from OpenCulture, Feb. 4, 2015. OpenCulture remains one of the best blogs on the internet.   “Where music goes, technologically speaking, audio books soon […]

AMAZON / AUTHORS, YOU, Part 2 – 2015

New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday January 7, 2015 WILL THIS BE THE YEAR OF THE (NEW) BOOK? In our post of November 12, 2014, AMAZON: BOOK, PUBLISHER, SELLER, YOU, we reported on the state of affairs between Amazon and book publishers, quoting an article appearing in the  December 2014 issue of Vanity Fair, “The War of the […]


 New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday THE HARVARD CLASSICS – FREE ONLINE My Harvard Classics is an interactive Harvard Classics Reading Guide on the Web. With a click of the mouse you are taken directly to the exact volume and chapter for each day’s reading. Each volume of The Harvard Classics may be downloaded for free. It is […]