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Second-hand ebooks?

Second hand booksI love second-hand bookshops. Whenever I go on holiday, one of the first things I do is go to the nearest Tourism Information outlet and get a list of the local used bookshops.

So, what do I like about them, and what does this have to do with ebooks?

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Tesco’s gets into ebooks

eBooksTesco’s, a huge supermarket chain in Britain, has launched its own ebooks website with hundreds of thousands of ebooks for sale. Is this a good thing?

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Consumers don’t want interactive ebooks

eBook ReaderThe good news for those of us who prefer just to write than to be multimedia producers is that consumers in the UK have shown a marked lack of interest in so-called “enhanced” ebooks.

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Inheriting ebooks

Amazon Kindle eBook ReaderAmanda Katz asks: Will Your Children Inherit Your E-Books?

It’s a fascinating article. Is rummaging through the contents of a Kindle that belonged to your grandmother the same as rummaging through boxes of books that belonged to her, assuming that you can even access them?

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Tweeting, blogging and self-publishing ebooks

Tweet UpI attended a really useful seminar – well, two seminars – run by the Society of Authors. The morning session was on tweeting and blogging, and the afternoon one on ebook self-publishing.

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