Amazon sells more ebooks than printed titles as Kindle takes off

One-Minute Read Mon 6 Aug, AT 11:40

Growth in ebooks faster in UK than in US, but Amazon is attacked for helping authors to self-publish

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Olympic ceremony triumph: Isles of Wonder album at No 1

Olympic Diary Mon 30 Jul, AT 10:30

Olympic diary: Music from the show a smash hit, but flame goes out as cauldron moves

Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James

Mr Fifty Shades of Grey set to publish his own novel

One-Minute Read Thu 28 Jun, AT 12:23

As E L James's novel becomes fastest selling book of all time, her husband scores a publishing deal

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Nexus 7 tablet not an iPad killer but Amazon should watch out

First Reaction Thu 28 Jun, AT 11:09

Google launches Nexus 7 with a 'killer price tag' to rival Kindle Fire in the tablet market

PC World

Dixons Retail bullish despite fall in profits

First Post Thu 21 Jun, AT 12:34

Strong sales in iPads help electrical goods retailer halt sales slump

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Coffee-addicted UK is top-five destroyer of species biodiversity

First Post Thu 7 Jun, AT 17:22

Scientists link imports of commodities such as tea, coffee and palm oil to habitat destruction and find UK alone threatens 285 species

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Waterstones signs with 'devil' Amazon to sell Kindles and ebooks

One-Minute Read Mon 21 May, AT 14:46

Book retailer ditches plans to develop its own device with surprise Kindle contract

Michael Bywater

Fifty Shades of Grey is erotic fiction for trainspotters

Fri 11 May, AT 14:44 Michael Bywater

E.L. James may have 'raised eyebrows' around the world but her book is all about ticking the boxes of sexual perversions

Michael Bywater

If only British voters could be as ruthless as the Pulitzer jury

Thu 19 Apr, AT 21:27 Michael Bywater

No Pulitzer fiction contender was good enough to win - and neither are our politicians. Let anarchy rule!

Tesco to take on Amazon with launch of 'online shopping mall'

One-Minute Read Sun 15 Apr, AT 10:00

Supermarket needs big ideas as it gets set to announce slowest profit growth in seven years