Palimpsest, a company based in Falkirk that produces e-books for JK Rowling, Stephen King and more than half the current Booker shortlist, is to launch a series of literary classics. Each month the company will release a selection of e-books under the banner «Scottish Lost Treasures»… But that expansion is also creating a handful of challenges for those who use such tools, and quality assurance methods will need to adapt to keep pace… For an ebook distributor to succeed in a developing market they need to adapt to methodologies, in particular payment mechanisms, already prevalent in that market… Gumroad currently offers 35,000 ebooks and digital comics in addition to 8,000 movies and 15,000 music products… THE lost works of Scottish authors including James Hogg, Neil Munro and Robert Louis Stevenson are being resurrected by the company behind e-books for the biggest names in contemporary publishing. Pro Quest Ebooks has partnered with O’Mahony’s, Irish booksellers and library suppliers, to deliver key content from leading publishers to institutions across Ireland and the UK.
According to Benjamin Daniel Mussler, a security flaw allows malicious code to be injected into an ebook’s metadata, which will then trigger when the victim opens up their Kindle Library web page.
For the past few years, both the California State University and the University of California libraries have been experimenting with packages that replace paper books with e-books…
September 2014 Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited — a Netflix-for-books — in the UK Amazon is launching its Kindle Unlimited ebooks subscription service in the UK, following its US debut in July.
They’ll be selected from quality items on a planet-wide range of reputable websites available in English.
This way, we’ll be able to keep you up to date with many more developments in the world of digital books and e-reading, on a truly global basis. Ulmart, Russia’s largest online store, started offering subscriptions today for Bookmate with unlimited access to electronic books for 150 rubles () a month.
The millennial generation may not have heard of Malayalam novelist Pamman, but his novels that titillated young Malayalees in the 1970s and 80s are once again selling like hot cakes, thanks to an app that sells the ebook versions cheap.