Tag Archive | Publishing Industry

PAPERS, PRESERVATION, MINUS PUBLISHERS

New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. A recent article in ArtDaily, has caused us to ask  “Where are the Book Publishers in Preservation?* (Ans. below.) PRESERVATION ArtDaily,“The New York Public Library will soon digitize and make more accessible to the public 50,000 pages of historic early American manuscript material, courtesy of a $500,000 grant from The Polonsky Foundation.” […]

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 […]

THE HARVARD CLASSICS ONLINE – FREE FOR YOU AND ME

 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 […]

AMAZON: BOOK, PUBLISHER, SELLER, YOU. (Update below 11/13/14)*

Vanity Fair:” The war is really about the future of publishing—and maybe of culture.” Photo Illustration by Stephen Doyle New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday at 8:30 pm ET WHITHER THE BOOK? Amazon v. Hachette. The December 2014 issue of Vanity Fair contains an article, “The War of the Words”, by By Keith Gessen.The  intro gives […]

ARE E- BOOK SUBSCRIPTIONS WORTH IT? A HANDY GUIDE

  Published Early This Week In our post titled, “Could this be Netflix? “ we wrote, “On our Purpose Page we observed that, “Just as the iPod changed the shape of the music industry, the entire book publishing industry, is on the brink of a paradigm change.” Now, two companies outside book publishing offer unlimited […]

E-MUSEUMS VS. E- BOOKS – PICASSO, CUBISIM, DIGITAL ONLY, by MoMA

New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday at 8:30pm ET WHERE IS THE BOOK GOING? We have written a number of posts on how museums are in the forefront of using New Media technology, and comparing this to the dismal failure of the book publishing industry to use New Media technology to add value to an “electronic” […]