J.K. Rowling's Pottermore web site is in beta, and at a quick look she is attempting to redefine ebook distribution models.
March 28, 2012
May 23, 2011
While "Reckless Endangerment ..." may be late to the Wall-Street-meltdown book-derby, it promises to be one of the best. (link to pre-release on Amazon)
Excerpts in NYTimes and on Huffington Post preview:
“Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon,” by Gretchen Morgenson, a business reporter and columnist for The New York Times, and Joshua Rosner, a managing director at the independent research consultant Graham Fisher.
The book is to be published on Tuesday by Times Books.
January 18, 2010
The conservative bloc on the Texas State Board of Education won a string of victories Friday, obtaining approval for an amendment requiring high school U.S. history students to know about Phyllis Schlafly and the Contract with America as well as inserting a clause that aims to justify McCarthyism.
November 26, 2007
Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos recently introduced its first hardware product, an ebook reader called Kindle.
While the reader itself is overpriced at $399, the service is excellent, and with an inventory of over 90,000 books, well worth checking out.
The seamless integration of the storefront, wireless service over Sprint's EV-DO network, and the reader make using the device a please.
While Kindle principally focuses on books, subscriptions to a handful of newspapers and magazines are offered. You can also send your documents to the reader through a one-way email service. My full review is here. (Click image to enlarge)