Joanna Penn

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The Future of the Book: What You Need to Know as a Reader

(2) Comments | Posted 15 December 2011 | (10:55)

You and I are probably categorised as 'heavy' readers to the publishing industry. We are biblioholics and consume words voraciously. We read instead of watching TV and browsing a bookstore is a visceral pleasure. We care about books in all their forms and we want publishing to thrive and give...

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Why the UK is Behind America for Ebook and E-reader Adoption

(23) Comments | Posted 4 December 2011 | (23:00)

Amazon have just opened up the Kindle store for independent publishing in Spain and Italy, adding to the US, UK, German and French sites that are already in place. This means that independent authors and publishers can now reach more non-English speaking markets and those stores will soon be bristling...

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Five Reasons Reading Is Better on the Kindle Than in Print

(20) Comments | Posted 14 November 2011 | (22:00)

I'm a confirmed bibliophile and most of my discretionary spending goes on books, although these days it's mostly on Kindle ebooks. Yes, I've made the switch and here's why you should consider putting the Kindle on your Christmas list.

(1) Number of books you can carry at one time...

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