Vier politische Variationen auf Jorge Luis Borges
September 25, 2009 by admin
Virtually all the big ancient libraries have been destroyed – Alexandria, Xi’an, Cordoba – yet not by new technologies but deliberately by military power. What does this teach us about today’s controversy on new digital libraries? (in German only) Fast alle der groÃŸen alten Bibliotheken wurden zerstÃ¶rt – aber nicht durch neue Formen und Technologien [...]
Presenting the Global Ranking of the Publishing Industry 2009 at the Frankfurt Book Fair
September 24, 2009 by admin
The Global Ranking portrays the industryâ€™s top companies in a truly global perspective, highlights change and continuity, and the forces that drive it. The editors in chief of the leading professional trade magazines analyze how the economy and technology as well as globalization re-shape publishing today. Speakers: Fabrice Piault (Livres Hebdo), Nigel Roby (The Bookseller), [...]
Hot new books? Here!
September 14, 2009 by admin
I admit that I would go a long way only to find a reason to put up this unique picture featuring comic legend Dennis Patrick in his hay day as a pop culture icon likened until today by his fans to Elvis Presley or Lucille Ball. But I don’t need to be original myself. It [...]
Skeptical about e-Books? Here is the solution!
September 7, 2009 by admin
With the enthusiasm and the energy we are so fond of, and thanks to a hint from Sabina, we found and hereby proudly present THE solution for all those who regret that with e-Books, book sniffing may come to an end: Tested with all available e-Book formats, comes in 5 flavors, with attractive (yet a [...]