Could the Amazon Kindle Revitalize Science Fiction?

Have you heard of Alien Assassin: The Human Chronicles Book Two by T.R. Harris? Or The Galactic Mage by John Daulton? Maybe not. But they're among the top 10 bestselling science fiction books on the Amazon Kindle right now. The list of the 100 bestselling Kindle science fiction books is full of authors who've never… » 3/28/12 10:09am 3/28/12 10:09am

How to make a book fetishist fall in lust with an e-book reader

I am a book fetishist. I love the feel of an old book, its soft pages and slightly musty smell. The frayed edges of its hard cover. And I love the starchy slab of a new paperback. How can decidedly unsexy e-book readers ever quench my book lust? Well, it turns out that they can - if they're enclosed in the right… » 3/16/11 5:14pm 3/16/11 5:14pm

The Future Belongs to the Marketing Department

In science fiction, humanity usually embraces new technologies because those technologies are innovative, improve our lives, and let us do things we only dreamed of before. But if Amazon’s futuristic Kindle becomes this holiday season’s hot gift, it will have less to do with the e-book reader’s features than with… » 10/27/08 12:00pm 10/27/08 12:00pm