Morning Roundup: Wiley eBook Revenue up 40%, Holiday Discounting Sink eBook Prices
December 11, 2013 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Wiley Reports eBook Revenue Up 40% (The Digital Reader)
When the book on 2013 flattening ebook market is written someone is going to have to write a long footnote to explain John Wiley & Sons.
Canadian Nonfiction Prize Rebrands, Adds New Prize (Publishers Weekly)
One of Canada’s biggest nonfiction prizes, The Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, has been renamed the RBC Taylor Prize and is adding a new prize for an emerging writer.
Newly minted Nobel laureates speak out against excesses of scientific publishing (Boing Boing)
One of the perks that comes with winning a Nobel: Access to the bully pulpit. In the last week, Peter Higgs (of boson fame) spoke out against the pressure to publish.
Retailers Sink Ebook Best-Seller Prices to Lowest Levels Ever With Holiday Discounting (Digital Book World)
Readers who waited until December to load up on the year’s hottest books were wise to do so.
Kindle Daily Deals: Six Books for Foodies (and others)