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Monday News: 2014 book sales, public-use photo app, feminism & media critique, and photographer explores anxiety in self-portraits

Monday News: 2014 book sales, public-use photo app, feminism & media...

The Verdict on 2014: Sales up 4.6% – 2014 book sales data shows a slight increase in digital books (3.8%), which represented an increase in unit sales of only 0.2%, because of higher digital book prices. Digital audiobooks also increased… more

Tuesday News: Wearable technologies, Readgeek book recommender, audiobook albums, and growable books

Tuesday News: Wearable technologies, Readgeek book recommender, audiobook albums, and growable...

The revolution will be digitized – A really interesting piece on the proliferation of “wearable” technologies (and we’re definitely closer to the beginning of this trend than the end), and the diverse implications of their use and potential abuse. While… more

Wednesday News: Audiobook evolution; the Met Gala and damaging stereotypes; the oldest song in the world

Wednesday News: Audiobook evolution; the Met Gala and damaging stereotypes; the...

Audiobooks: Where They’ve Been & Where They’re Headed – A pretty interesting interview with Michele Cobb, executive director of the Audio Publishers Association. While some may think of audiobooks as merely a tangent of the print publishing industry, that isn’t… more