The folks over at Media Bistro have posed a neat theory: Amazon has started selling mass-paperbacks and some trade papers at full price, rather than the usual Amazon discount, to help push people towards their new e-book reader.
It’s a pretty good theory and after some cursory clicks, I can verify that many paperbacks are now at full price. It makes sense from Amazon’s view, kinda… Continue reading Kindle cancels savings
While cruising the local Emmet O’Neal Library blog I ran across a post about the ‘official’ US Federal Govt. blog called “Gov Gab: Your U.S. Government Blog”. That’s pretty cool. Especially the post about “all things library in the US“.
Penguin’s new graphical covers for their classics series is great and gets this week’s “Thumbs Up”.
Chip Kidd has voiced his view about Amazon’s Kindle. And while some folks don’t agree with him, I think I do. I mean, a handheld unit like the Kindle would be nice if I’m a mechanic and referencing specs or manuals while working, but not to read. I agree that digital is the future, but these e-readers just haven’t “gotten” it yet.