Reading Ebooks and Emotion

A couple of months ago, I read a blog post at Digital Book World that talked about ebooks and the user’s experience. At the end of the blog post, the author, Anne Kostick, stated that we’ve “barely begun to explore the sensory/emotional experience in ebooks and digital reading.” I’ve joined …

Hold on to Your Pockets

That is, your Pocket Books. Yes, capped, as in the name of the first paperbacks, which haven’t been with us forever, as some might think. Books weren’t published in this nifty little format until 1939. And for nearly 20 years, bookstores wouldn’t carry them. They finally relented when they could …