Digital lit: How new ways to read mean new ways to write

 KATE TAYLOR Globe and Mail Last updated Monday, Jul. 11, 2011   The Next Day is a graphic novel about people who have attempted suicide. Once it is posted online in September, you’ll be able to click your way through it according to your own preferences about how it should unfold. CityFish is a …

E-books outselling print at Amazon.com

Since April 1, Amazon.com has sold 105 e-books, not including free e-books, for every 100 print books. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Online bookstore Amazon.com now sells more e-books than all hardcover and paperback print books combined. “We had high hopes that this would happen eventually, but we never imagined it would happen this quickly,” said Jeff Bezos, …

Reference books to e-books

Local companies benefit from innovation centre Updated: Sun Apr. 10 2011 4:40:30 PM ctvottawa.ca Tech companies live and die by the quality of their innovation and new ideas. Translating ideas into new companies needs support, and a Gatineau firm is on the receiving end of some help from a newly expanded centre that does just …

No e-books without authors, Atwood reminds us

ROSALIND PORTER Globe and Mail Update Published Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2011 3:00AM EDT Last updated Thursday, Mar. 17, 2011 10:36AM EDT   When Margaret Atwood opened the annual Tools of Change for Publishing conference in New York last month, it felt like something of a coup for us publishers. At a moment when our business …