James McBride wins National Book Award for fiction


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Amazon Good for Readers


The link below is to an article that takes a look at Amazon as being good for readers and books/ebooks – yes, a positive article.

For more visit:
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2013/11/21/comment-how-i-learned-stop-worrying-and-love-amazon-0

Belly Ache Article on Ebooks and Google Books


The link below is to an article that comments on the recent Google Books lawsuit victory and on ebooks in general. It is one of those traditional books belly ache type of articles.

For more visit:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/nathanraab/2013/11/18/why-the-google-books-ruling-might-impact-you-and-your-books/

Not My Review: Armchair Nation – An Intimate History of Britain in front of the TV by Joe Moran


The link below is to a book review of ‘Armchair Nation – An Intimate History of Britain in front of the TV,’ by Joe Moran.

For more visit:
http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2013/11/21/book-review-armchair-nation/

Ebook Publishing


The link below is to an article that considers ebook publishing – is this the real reason why book publishers are failing to keep pace with Amazon?

For more visit:
http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2013/nov/21/ebooks-publishers-care-attention

Books or Films?


The link below is to an article that considers the question, are books better than films?

For more visit:
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2013/nov/06/discussion-books-better-than-films-adaptations

Book Discovery


The link below is to an article that comments on book discovery and I think I’m pretty much in agreement with it.

For more visit:
http://bookavore.net/post/67487397044/the-main-factor-contributing-to-the-problem-of