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A Look Back On 1001 German Books Sold

Today, I cross the threshold of thousand German language books sold. Okay, it’s actually 1001, because sales tend to come in clumps and don’t care about round numbers or metrics. I currently have 13 German language books available with more … Continue reading

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Our Six Year Anniversary

July 3 marks Pegasus Pulp’s six year anniversary, so it’s time for another overview post. In those six years, our catalogue has grown to 109 titles in two languages. In other news, I’m currently trying for a repeat of the … Continue reading

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Aldi does e-books

The name Aldi has long been synonymous with discount groceries, both in Germany and abroad. However, Aldi‘s activities have long since expanded into other fields. For example, Aldi is the 8th biggest clothing retailer in Germany and is a big … Continue reading

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The Big 2000

Last night, Pegasus Pulp crossed the 2000 lifetime sales threshold. I know that’s not much compared to some indies who sell ten thousands, hundred thousands or even millions of books, but it’s still a reason to celebrate for me. It … Continue reading

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Pegasus Pulp e-books at local bookstores/Pegasus Pulp e-books in lokalen Buchhandlungen

The good folks of the Tolino alliance have implemented something called MeineBUCHhandlung (my bookshop) which allows independent bookstores to sell Tolino e-books via their websites. This means that Pegasus Pulp e-books are now available at various independent bookstores throughout Germany. … Continue reading

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Amazon versus Thalia revisited or Why brick and mortar bookstores are losing customers?

Two year ago on this blog, I compared the quality of service and particularly delivery speed of Amazon and Thalia.de, the online store of Germany’s biggest bookstore chain. Back then, Amazon won that comparison hands down and indeed I only … Continue reading

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Tolino hits the coffee shops

The Tolino e-reader, which was developed and marketed by an alliance of German bookshops, has just passed Amazon’s Kindle with regard to market share in the (still tiny) German e-book market (well, sort of) and now Tolino has landed a … Continue reading

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New German spy story available – Neue Spionagegeschichte auf Deutsch erhältlich: Auf der anderen Seite des Vorhangs

I have a new release in German, namely the German language version of The Other Side of the Curtain. I initially planned to announce the new release on November 9 to tie in with the 25th anniversary of the fall … Continue reading

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Tolino passes Kindle – or does it?

This Friday, the news dropped that the Tolino, an e-reader developed and marketed by an alliance of several German, Austrian, Swiss and soon Dutch booksellers, had passed Amazon’s Kindle with regard to market share. According to the report, Tolino now … Continue reading

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Milestone: 100 German books

I reached a milestone yesterday, because as of yesterday I have sold 100 German language e-books. Mind you that at the moment we only have six German language e-books available as opposed to 43 English language e-books. However, we have … Continue reading

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