Bookseller & Publisher’s annual pre-Christmas survey, published yesterday, found that 40% of Australian booksellers not already selling ebooks are planning to do so in the next six months.
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A new WiFi Kobo e-reader will be on sale in Australia by Christmas, and readers will be able to download Hachette Australia titles to read on it via the Borders/Angus & Robertson apps after REDgroup finalized the last of its deals with major publishers here this week.
Digital titles could make up between 20 and 30 per cent of the trade book market within two to five years, according to industry representatives who attended a round table event on the future of reading last month.
Special guest contributor Anna Maguire reports on a recent seminar, eBooks: A cost-effective publishing alternative, presented by the Australian Society of Authors (ASA) and supported by Copyright Agency Limited (CAL).
Amazon has reduced the price of its base model Kindle device to $189.
There is so much happening in the digital publishing and ebook world it’s hard to keep up. Here’s our take on a big couple of weeks filled with announcements from Apple, Amazon, Google, Sony, Random House and JK Rowling.
Michael Tamblyn knows more about e-book customers than just about anyone in the world right now. Tamblyn, who is VP Content, Sales & Merchandising for Toronto-based e-book retailer Kobo, says his company offers an “all-in-one electronic reading service for PCs, laptops, netbooks, tablets and smartphones”.