Lecture, livre et bibliothèque

This Is How Scandinavian Crime Fiction Took Over The World

In Sweden in 1998, « among the ten bestselling books of the month was not even a single Swedish crime novel. There were historical novels, chick lit, contemporary novels, satire. And just two crime novels of any description: one British, one American.

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Be More Than A Bookstore: A Brick-And-Mortar Shop’s Key To Success

Back when Amazon first introduced the Kindle, and e-books were all the rage, a lot of people thought printed books and the stores that sell them were going the way of dinosaurs. But a decade later, print is outselling digital, and many independent bookstores are thriving. Even Amazon is opening brick-and-mortar stores (seven so far).

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L’industrie littéraire au temps du numérique

Longtemps réfractaires aux transformations numériques, les maisons d’édition font preuve de plus en plus d’initiative sur les réseaux sociaux. Parmi les stratégies les plus originales, on remarque certains podcasts, des bédés numériques et même des films d’animation.

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Reading scores suggest a widening urban-rural gap

While incomplete, the report card is troubling; this spring, 36 rural districts met or exceeded the statewide average score on the Idaho Reading Indicator, while 47 rural districts came up short. This much is clear. Statewide, IRI scores improved this …

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Le livre numérique en Pologne : panorama du marché et des usages

Une récente étude menée en Pologne, commandée par le cyberlibraire Virtualo, apporte un éclairage sur le marché de l’ebook. Quelques données intéressantes pour mesurer l’évolution du marché, mais, surtout, comprendre l’importance qu’Amazon prend partout dans le monde.

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‘We All Have a Place Here’: Canada’s Indigenous Voices in Publishing

‘Stories remain when the land has been taken,’ says Cherie Dimaline about indigenous narratives of Canada. « We live in the stories. » The post ‘We All Have a Place Here’: Canada’s Indigenous Voices in Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives .

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