Artisanal ebook studio breaks the mould

Stephen Cole, artisanal ebook vendor, is bent over a cluttered bench, deep in thought. He is putting the finishing touches to the fourth ebook...

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Launched in 2000, eBooks.com is a popular ebook retailer with a reputation for innovation, integrity and independence. We sell ebooks direct to consumers around...

Does Inequality Matter?

Does inequality matter? If, as the late Hans Rosling has brilliantly shown, humanity's lot is steadily improving, why should we care if there's a...

David Bowie: Forever Stardust

Most of the many books about David Bowie track his artistic 'changes' chronologically throughout his career. This book, uniquely, examines Bowie's 'sameness': his recurring...

Major vendors’ share of global ebook sales

If you're curious about the current shape of global ebook sales, this is for you. The Data Guy's authorearnings.com just published some interesting stats,...

ebook coupon code for March – 20% off

Every month eBooks.com secretly issues an ebook coupon code to its loyal members. In effect, this reduces the prices of thousands of titles on eBooks.com...

The Case for the Corporate Death Penalty

NYU Press has just released a scathing analysis of the moral and legal questions surrounding the Global Financial Crisis -- Christine Lagarde's lost decade. An...

Test drive eBooks.com’s desktop reader app

If you read ebooks on a computer, then eBooks.com's online ebook reader app is for you. It lets you read ebooks in a browser,...

The ultimate “Lit-inerary” of Homer’s Greece

Jason Kottke just highlighted this brilliant map that traces the home towns of everyone mentioned in Homer's Iliad; effectively a Litinerary of Homer's Greece. So here's...

eBooks.com’s “Digital Comps” service completes its 10th year

Digital Comps is the name of a very simple service that lets book publishers send out, and track, secure free copies of their ebooks...

The Nightingale, a novel by Kristin Hannah

FRANCE, 1939. In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn't...

The Wife of Martin Guerre

The Wife of Martin Guerre, Janet Lewis’s most celebrated novel, emerged from the gift of a good book from husband to wife. Sometime in the...

Stephen Cole books his 20th year in the ebook business

Stephen Cole thought up the idea of ebooks on a sweltering hot summer's day in 1997. Twenty years later he is still an ardent ebook evangelist.

Call of nature: the secret life of dung

We don’ t talk about it much in polite society; it’ s something we do quietly, alone, discretely, behind closed doors. But we all...

Nothing but a circus: misadventures among the powerful

Most of us glean an understanding of wealth and power from the breathless media outlets that report on them. In Daniel Levin's case, he...

The end of print is nigh

A recent report from the Association of American Publishers signalled that the apparently inexorable growth in ebook sales has stalled. Having captured 24 per...

24,000 new titles processed every month

From the outset eBooks.com focussed on aggregating content from established book publishers, primarily in the English language. eBooks.com’s production platform is a suite of proprietary software...

Obama’s books: the reads that helped him lead

President Obama has shared some of the books that helped him survive his years in office. In a revealing interview with the New York...

Thousands of Shakespeare illustrations released free online

If you're a lover of pictures for their own sake, here's a treasure trove for you. Miriam Harris at Digital Arts reports that a new...

eBooks.com dubbed “most ethical” e-bookseller

In a report just released by Ethical Consumer Magazine, eBooks.com is cited as the most ethical e-bookseller. The report is published in the January-February edition...