Research suggests that recall of plot after using an e-reader is poorer than with traditional books
News: Writer crowdfunds time spent working on new novel with promise to send postcards – some written in his own blood – to readers who buy in
Historian talks apps, YouTube and how his next project puts rich archives in the hands of children at first world war battlefields. By Stuart Dredge
The tussle between Amazon and the publishing conglomerate has been raging since spring. Here’s an update on the fight
Compares Hachette dispute to past paperback fears, but partially quoting George Orwell is a risky move. By Stuart Dredge
Alison Flood: Literacy organisations welcome signs that people of all ages are still reading books in physical and ebook formats
Alison Flood: Stephen King and Donna Tartt among those petitioning Amazon to 'stop harming the livelihood of the authors'
The Moral Storytelling System produces a tale, following user preferences, which delivers a simple message using 'incredibly complex' calculations
Artist Cory Arcangel has been trawling social media, looking for writers who are posting messages about their day-to-day lives when they should be slaving over their word processors. Now, he is publishing a book of their tweets
'Bundling' ebooks with hardbacks is a fine idea, but the startup's scheme is open to abuse, writes Anna Baddeley
The worldwide domination of Markus Persson's building-blocks game is a triumph for the power of human imagination, writes John Naughton
Hachette finance chief plays down effect of Amazon tactics as parent Lagardère reports 1% overall dip in sales
iOS and Android release follows success of CBeebies Playtime, which has been downloaded nearly 3m times. By Stuart Dredge
Jonathan Jones: Artist Cory Arcangel's book Working on My Novel is a collection of tweets by people declaring they're beavering away at their literary masterpieces. Is this depressing or inspiring?
Online retailer says it will continue to take a 30% cut if the French publisher gives more to authors in row over ebook sales