Amazon has opened a new physical, brick-and-mortar bookstore in Seattle. E-book sales are either flat or declining as a percentage of the market. What is going on?
After suffering a small drop in 2013, e-book sales are declining again in 2015.
In “The Future of Digital Reading,” Eric Appleby discusses the continuing relevance of and need for print in many circumstances. One comment to the post alludes to some of the research on the human brain and Gary P. Rodrigues adds a worthwhile comment on the importance of careful (i.e. print-based) reading in legal thought and practice.
An ebook on advertising and marketing law has been released via Scribd and Gumroad. The authors are tenured professors and one is a professor at Georgetown. They aren’t worried about what their peers “think” anymore. Is it the start of a trend?