Amazon made waves yesterday when it announced that it reached a deal to purchase Goodreads, the leading social media site touting over 16 million book lovers, for an undisclosed amount. Users familiar with the tools to rate, review, and discuss books should look forward to future integration with Amazon and Kindle.
The Random House Research and Analytics team has assembled a helpful infographic that asks, “Who is the e-book consumer?”
Based on their data, I match several of the e-book reader traits. Do you?
Over a fifth of American adults have read an eBook. EBook consumers are likely to be book enthusiasts who read across digital and [...]
Many of you are likely on Goodreads.com, but if you aren’t, it’s the Facebook for book lovers. You can discuss and share titles with your friends, write reviews, and connect with some of your favorite authors.
One of the cool events they host each year is the Reading Challenge, [...]
The Los Angeles Central Library buzzed with excitement after browsing hours on Saturday night. A hundred or so book lovers descended upon the Mark Taper Auditorium for the seventh installment of This Is Your Library, a late-night-style talk show hosted by the Library Foundation and the
I’ve read THE LAST NIGHT well over 20 times by now — from first blush, through the editing process, and now, one last time for pleasure.
I’m excited to finally release the book that has meant so much to me, but at the same time, this milestone evokes saddness as [...]
According to a poll on Goodreads, 49% of respondents said that they “almost never notice who published the book” when choosing what to read.
Of the other survey options, 16% said it’s not very important, but they usually make a note of it; 18% have a few publishers they like, but other [...]
On Tuesday, I saw a great indie film called Liberal Arts written and directed by Josh Radnor, who is best known for portraying Ted Mosby on CBS’s How I Met Your Mother.
His sophomore feature, as well as an official selection of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, the story follows 35-year-old Jesse (Radnor) who returns to [...]
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