Amazon.com today unveiled its long-awaited color tablet, the Amazon Kindle Fire, at an event in New York that also saw the introduction of two new e-readers.
The vision of people seamlessly downloading borrowed books to Kindles and Kindle apps on their phones and tablets is not exactly a comforting one for book publishers.
E-book production challenges are forcing publishers to rethink workflows and reallocate resources to handle creation, conversion and distribution. Experts tell you how.
Gollancz, an imprint of London-based Orion Publishing Group, has announced a plan to digitize 5000 out-of-print novels in what it claims will be the world's largest digital library of science fiction and fantasy books.
As the self-publishing phenomenon has grown and matured, traditional book publishers have passed through something like the five stages of grief.
Panelist Ed Nawotka kicked off a BEA session titled "Book Stunts: Surprising Marketing Practices From Around the World" with an arresting statistic.
Preliminary results from an ambitious new book publishing industry survey show growth in both revenues and units sold across the contemporary book publishing landscape.
Surprising new information about consumer and student e-book reading habits capped off this year's International Digital Publishing Forum conference at the Javits Center in New York.
Borders Group's recent bankruptcy filing and announced closing of more than 220 stores nationwide seems to warrant a closer look at trends in book retailing.
As is true of so many sectors of the economy in this volatile time, much is changing in the world of book printing, but not necessarily in sync.
Book publishers seem to be focused more on opportunities than challenges—or perhaps it's a case of seeing ways to turn the latter into the former.
With the expansion of the smartphone market, mobile seems poised to fulfill its promise as the next great frontier in publishing.
Two-thousand ten may be remembered as the year of the iPad, but if the recent buzz around e-readers is any indication, a rising content-delivery-device tide truly does lift all boats.
Returns remain a problem for the book publishing industry, although changes to the book-selling landscape brought about by Internet retail, e-books and new distribution models seem destined to make the issue loom less large than it did when mega-bookstores ruled the retail roost.