The service, which costs Ј7.99 a month, offers unlimited access to a catalogue of more than 650,000 ebooks, as well as more than 2,000 audiobooks from Amazon’s Audible subsidiary…Amazon says that authors will be paid each time someone reads more than 10% of one of their books through the new service…. An inquiry into the market for electronic books (e-books) in the UK should be launched, the Publishers Association has said. In a document setting out its recommended range of policies the next UK government should adopt, the trade body said that an inquiry should seek to better facilitate competition in both the e-books market and the online market for print books, which it said should be treated as separate markets…. trade books, according to monthly and year-to-date figures released today by the Association of American Publishers (AAP)… com Inc is in talks with a number of Dutch publishers to sell e-books in the Netherlands, the Financial Times reported, citing a Dutch publisher… Clearly the company thinks there is a place out there for a premium e-reader and, while we can’t vouch for the vibrancy of the high-end e-reader market, we can confirm that Amazon has put together a stunner of a device.
Palimpsest, a company based in Falkirk that produces e-books for JK Rowling, Stephen King and more than half the current Booker shortlist, is to launch a series of literary classics.
Each month the company will release a selection of e-books under the banner «Scottish Lost Treasures»…
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That includes the devices and software that support electronic literature, and other related issues. Russia’s largest online retailers are trying to gain a foothold in the surging electronic books market before Amazon. The retailer, whose sales exceeded $1 billion last year, bought a stake in the Bookmate service in June.
We’ll still present occasional editorials, and our extensive news archives will remain online for you to check back through, or dip into for research at any time. The e-books market in the country may almost double this year to as much as 1 billion rubles… But that expansion is also creating a handful of challenges for those who use such tools, and quality assurance methods will need to adapt to keep pace… For an ebook distributor to succeed in a developing market they need to adapt to methodologies, in particular payment mechanisms, already prevalent in that market… has partnered with The Bookseller on a new preview section for self-published authors in the UK named ‘The Bookseller’s Independent Author Previews.’ NOOK Press will sponsor the new section and will be the exclusive source of self-published titles for preview consideration through April 2015. Each month, beginning in October, The Bookseller will select approximately 10 NOOK Press titles to feature on the new section. Gumroad currently offers 35,000 ebooks and digital comics in addition to 8,000 movies and 15,000 music products…