Oct 20, 2014

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This weeks random article across the web...

Publishing: 


  • Don’t Panic! 6 science fiction themes that illustrate a positive future for publishing

Book Industry:


  • Amazon Gets Physical

Reading:


  • Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds
  • The Secret of Aslan



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Publishing: 


Don’t Panic! 6 science fiction themes that illustrate a positive future for

publishingpublishingtalk.eu - This article first appeared in issue 5 of Publishing Talk Magazine. Dystopian fiction has provided the publishing industry with some of its biggest recent successes – Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games... Read More



Book Industry:


Amazon Gets Physical

digitalbookworld.com - The e-tailer is readying a Manhattan retail location to open its doors in time for the holidays, according to the Wall Street Journal. Amazon has already make a number strides toward getting its pr... Read More


Reading:





Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds

theguardian.com - Research suggests that recall of plot after using an e-reader is poorer than with traditional books. A new study which found that readers using a Kindle were "significantly" worse than paperback readers at recalling when events occurred in a mystery story is part of major new Europe-wide research looking at the impact of digitisation on the reading experience.  Read More

The Secret of Aslan

desiringgod.org - You could see it in their eyes, as they sat there on the bed, silent and still. They were utterly focused, not sure what would happen next, on pins and needles for every detail. The brilliance of C.S. Lewis, more than fifty years after his death, was still at work.  Read More