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  • n. Plural form of e-book.

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Examples

  • The magazine said the top earning authors were successfully tapping into e-books, which is the fastest growing section of book publishing, while hardcover sales are in long-term decline.

    James Patterson easily tops highest paid authors

  • Under that model, publishers including Pearson PLC's Penguin Group and Lagad è re SCA's Hachette unit in the U.K. set their own retail prices, instead of allowing online vendors to set their own sales prices for e-books The online retailers make a set percentage of each sale, under that practice.

    U.K. Begins E-Book Price Probe

  • In August, then Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said such pricing agreements "resulted in uniform prices for most of the popular e-books — potentially depriving consumers of competitive prices."

    U.K. Begins E-Book Price Probe

  • An exploratory CIBER investigation found vast quantities of films, music, software, e-books, games and television content available to download and share without cost.

    Entertainment industry bullshit

  • If each peer from this network (not the largest) downloaded one file per day the resulting number of downloads (music, film, television, e-books, software and games were all available) would be 473 million items per year.

    Entertainment industry bullshit

  • Greg Mitchell's latest books and e-books are "The Age of WikiLeaks" and "Bradley Manning."

    Greg Mitchell: New Memoir by Robert Jay Lifton: Nazi Doctors, Hiroshima -- and Today

  • With the advent of e-books, what could the sales of individual short stories be like?

    The Cold and Ugly Light of Truth: Special MFA Edition

  • "Will the publishing industry screw up with e-books the way the music industry did with mp3s?"

    You Asked For It

  • In fact, when the publisher Baen Books opened their free library of e-books, the authors that participated in the free e-book experience discovered, over time, their back lists always kept selling, both on paper and in electrons.

    Special Guest Post: Publishing Industry Evisceration Edition!!!!

  • In a perfect world, the publishing industry would publish an equal number of books by and about POC, have more POC in charge, allow authors to have input on the making of their covers, be able to give away as many books as they wanted and still make a profit (not sure how but that's the beauty of imaginary perfect worlds), and e-books would be kaput.

    Author-friends, Meet Ari

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