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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Did you know that as we put together an update on ebooks in Australia a few weeks back, Penguin Australia had yet to sign with Amazon, which meant its ebooks were available from Borders and Angus & Robertson powered by Kobo, but not for Kindle?
Singer/songwriter Paul Kelly’s memoir, How to Make Gravy, will be published in print, as an ebook and as an app this week, according to Penguin Australia chief executive Gabrielle Coyne.
Digital publishing is not as simple as saving a print book in a different format (say ePub) and uploading it to a retailer’s website. In the case of the ebook version of Bill Bryson’s latest offering, a series of misplaced text remnants from the print version have provided a distraction to at least one reader.
Beatrix Potter’s bunnies must be hopping with excitement. Her classic illustrated children’s books have been adapted for television, film and even ballet. Now Australian developer LoL Software is creating iPhone apps for a dozen of the books for the British arm of Penguin Books.