Deep into the first hour of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – I think it was towards the end of the dish washing scene – I began to wonder if even a hobbit might find Peter Jackson’s film a little … Continued
There’s no obligation for a writer to know anything about the structure and content of an EPUB ebook. It’s quite possible, if you use an ebook creation or conversion tool, to happily produce ebooks with absolutely no knowledge of the … Continued
It’s 50 days now since I last used Microsoft Windows, which leads me to wonder whether my six year migration to Ubuntu Linux is finally complete. My relationship with Ubuntu began in early August 2006, when I inserted a live … Continued
Amazon’s announcement that it is now selling 114 ebooks for every 100 print editions in the UK represents a turning point for reading and for the book industry.
There’s plenty for us all to learn about the need for preparation and anticipation just from watching Chloe Smith’s disastrous interview with Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight (Tuesday 26 June 2012). The lesson is true for government ministers, but it’s just … Continued