Tag Archives: Kindle

E-book sales surpass hardcover at Amazon

Paperbacks still probably ahead but Amazon isn’t saying. The fact that e-books now outsell hardcover books is “astonishing when you consider that we’ve been selling hardcover books for 15 years, and Kindle books for 33 months,” Amazon’s chief executive, Jeffrey … Continue reading

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Princeton report on Kindle in the classroom

Princeton conducted a pilot program using Kindles in a classroom setting. The pilot was conducted with three broad goals. One was to reduce the amount of printing and photocopying done in the three pilot courses. The second was to determine … Continue reading

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Books and the iPad – where will this lead?

The Harvard Business School blog has just published a very interesting article called: HBS Cases: iPads, Kindles, and the Close of a Chapter in Book Publishing.  The author, Peter Olsen, explores the impact of the iPad and the Kindle on book publishing … Continue reading

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