Around 160 book industry types were on hand at an Australian Booksellers Association seminar on ebooks in Sydney on Tuesday when Google’s Mark Tanner let slip that the tech giant’s ebookstore will launch in the US before Christmas.
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Late last month, US-based tech giant Amazon announced a new, lighter, smaller, faster and cheaper Kindle e-reader device with 50 per cent better screen contrast. Initial stocks sold out within days.
I’m just back from the Australian Booksellers’ Association annual conference in Brisbane and have to say what an absolute pleasure it was to spend three days in the company of so many fellow book lovers – booksellers, publishers, authors and many others associated with the industry.