Audibook Vs Reading Debate


The link below is to an article that looks at the audiobook/reading debate.

For more visit:
https://www.janefriedman.com/audiobook-shame/

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Audiobooks vs Reading


The link below is to an article (Blog post) that takes a look at the audiobook vs reading debate.

For more visit:
https://www.offthebeatenshelf.com/blog/ableist-authors

Surging Rents Force Booksellers Out


The link below is to an article that looks at why booksellers are closing down in New York City and I think the article provides some perspective to the debate about bookstore closures. It is all too easy to blame Amazon, online sales, etc – but there are other forces at play. Bookstores need to have a good look at their business model before they blame the easier targets for their demise.

For more visit:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/26/business/media/bookstores-forsake-manhattan-as-rents-surge.html

Ebooks Versus Print


Yeah, I know – isn’t this debate over yet!!! No, it isn’t. Not for a lot of people anyway. I’ve said it before – I’m completely sold on ebooks/digital books. The link below is to an article that looks at the debate yet again.

For more visit:
http://www.the-digital-reader.com/2013/11/11/e-versus-print-burgers-steak/

Article: Ebook Readers Vs Tablets – the Debate Continues


The link below is to an article that continues the debate on ebook readers versus tablets.

For more visit:
http://www.teleread.com/e-readers/dedicated-e-readers-vs-tablets-the-ongoing-discussion/

Article: Ebook Reading is Fine


There has been plenty of debate about the pros and cons of reading via an ebook reader and the article linked to below removes one of the many ‘mythological’ reasons many people dislike ebook reading – well, it does for reasonable people anyway.

For more visit:
http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/smartnews/2013/06/e-readers-dont-cut-down-on-reading-comprehension/

Not My Review: Burning the Page by Jason Merkoski


The link below is to a book review of ‘Burning the Page,’ by Jason Merkoski. This is a book dealing with the future of digital and traditional books from someone in the middle of the debate at Amazon.

For more visit:
http://www.futurebook.net/content/burning-page-instant-review

Article: Ebook Lending


There are a number of debates currently ongoing in the book industry – the ebook pricing war, blogging and book reviews, digitalisation of books, etc. A reasonably new area of debate has been that of ebook lending. The link below is to an article that looks at the ebook lending debate.

For more visit:
http://blog.bookbaby.com/2012/09/why-is-ebook-lending-under-siege/