Feb 7, 2014 — Also: Rachel Kushner on her reading habits; Dan Chiasson on Robert Frost; new awards from the Poetry Foundation.
Nov 20, 2013 — In an attempt to turn a page on rampant literary piracy in Russia, one Moscow-based company created a subscription e-book service that it hopes will decrease the incentive for free, illegal downloads.
Jul 10, 2013 — The high-tech giant was accused of colluding with publishers. On Wednesday, a judge agreed that Apple had acted improperly. The company argues that it engaged in hard-fought negotiations with the other companies and says it will appeal the ruling.
Jun 17, 2013 — If any story screams out for a multimedia e-book treatment, it's the tale of The Rock Bottom Remainders, a small band of best-selling authors — including Amy Tan, Dave Barry and Stephen King — who yowled out rock standards. Hard Listening is a digital scrapbook about their years as musicians.
May 26, 2013 — The Thirty-Nine Steps, John Buchan's 1915 spy thriller, has been reborn as an "interactive novel." Part book, part game, the digital adaptation is innovative and gorgeous, but comes with a set of frustrations.
Apr 11, 2012 — The Justice Department's concerns stem from the way e-books have been priced since Apple introduced the iPad. Apple and other companies have denied any wrongdoing and say they have improved competition.
Dec 21, 2010 — In our first hour of Talk of the Nation, environmental crimes, and a plea to stop playing the "hate card." In our second hour, the rise of e-books, and what was and was not accomplished at the Tribal Nations Conference.