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Thursday 17 January 2013
Arts Books

Literature & Technology: what’s it really worth?

Raelke Grimmer
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Continuing on from my last column on whether or not writers should be paid for writing for the internet, this week I read an article about author Joe Simpson (Touching the Void), who decided to split from his publisher Random House over a dispute about ebook royalties. Random House were prepared to offer Simpson 25…
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Thursday 12 July 2012
Arts Books

literature and technology: the library of the future

Raelke Grimmer
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Library Pronunciation: /?l??br?ri, -bri/ noun (plural libraries) a building or room containing collections of books, periodicals, and sometimes films and recorded music for use or borrowing by the public or the members of an institution: a university library (Source) Unless I’m mistaken, the above definition would suggest that a library is a room filled with…
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Wednesday 11 April 2012
Culture Featured Opinion

lip lit: ebooks, the debate

lip magazine
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  We recently had a contributor pitch us piece on how she thought eBooks and eReaders (ie Kindle) receive so much unnecessary flack. While we thought this was brilliant, we also thought it would be interesting to present both sides of the argument. Should we embrace eBooks as a new way of reading? Or are…
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