e-Books – beyond the hype of the e-reader
October 14, 2008 by ruediger

I have argued already on various occasions that I don’t believe that e-readers (like the Kindle or the Sony eReader) are the critical driving force for digital books (even as the current hype, notably around the Frankfurt Book Fair, produces an amazing number for media coverage on this topic). It will be much more about […]

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I am time and again amazed to see what – even undergraduate – students can achieve when they are allaowed (and a bit encouraged) to do research on sometimes tricky subjects. So I am proud to point to 3 essays which each summarize a topic where otherwise little consistent information can be found (alas, you […]

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These are pretty weird days, and I have some difficulty in finding some coherent thoughts about what that means in a perspective of books. The Nobel prize was given to the French writer Jean-Marie Gustave Le ClĂ©zio. This was a surprise, for sure, but I thought at first: “Hein, c’est interessant”. I had read “Le […]

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