Monthly Archives: February 2013

Why Amazon Voodoo doesn’t work

Forbes has an interesting article citing a new study that 48 percent of all Amazon book purchases are made by people who search for a specific item and then buy it. Meanwhile, seventeen percent of purchases are made via the … Continue reading

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The Renaissance of Short Fiction

The New York Times has an article about the renaissance of the short story due to the rise of digital reading. Since this is the books section of the New York Times, the focus is of course on literary short … Continue reading

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New Release: Insomnia

Once again, we have a new release to announce. This time around, it’s a novelette of psychological suspense called Insomnia, which chronicles one man’s growing madness and paranoia all due to his sudden inability to sleep. Those of you who … Continue reading

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The FAZ hates e-books – or does it?

The Passive Voice links to this Discovery article about the information retention comparison between digital and print media carried out by the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz. The article starts out with a big whine by the researchers that the … Continue reading

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