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  • Germans are buying more books online
  • Germans are buying more books online
    Kelsey (2014) ©

Germans are buying more books online

From bedtime stories with the kids to indulging in a romance novel on a beach holiday, people still love a good book – even if tech has changed the format for some. In Germany, as the pages keep turning (whether that’s on a screen or in paper form), online book sales are on the rise.



  • Article image My Independent Bookshop: curating your own bookshelf

    With one new book added to Amazon every five minutes, the independent bookstores in the UK that haven’t already gone out of business are struggling to compete. By launching a personal, virtual bookshop, Penguin Random House is challenging the internet behemoth at its own game.

  • Article image BookTubers: the internet brings teens back to books

    Generally, e-reading simply involves tablets and e-books – but a new relationship is developing where literature and online virality are intertwined. Booktubers are broadcasting their favourite reads to thousands of fans. But how has YouTube become a home to bookworms?

  • Discount e-books encourage discovery Discount e-books encourage discovery

    “If e-books are the new paperbacks, then why are they so expensive?” asks John Yunker of the ACP blog. With the rise of digital reading, the one deterrent has been the high prices of e-books – in some cases, they’re actually pricer than their physical counterparts.

  • Article image Endgame: turning a paperback into a multimedia journey

    As a publisher in the 21st century, how do you capture the attention of a generation of kids raised on tablets and computer games? Author James Frey thinks he has the answer – Endgame, a book that transcends its pages onto social networks and into the real world.