Posts tagged "Paperight"
Wrapping up the Paperight Journey

Wrapping up the Paperight Journey

There is a vast array of ideas to improve literacy and access to books in Africa. Paperight has been one of the most interesting that I have come across in the three decades I have been involved in literature and publishing on the continent. Sadly, Paperight founder Arthur Attwell had to pull the plug at...
Books and Publishing in South Africa: A publisher’s journey to tech and back

Books and Publishing in South Africa: A publisher’s journey to tech and back

This is a reblog from Arthur Attwell‘s own blog. In 2005, I left a big-publishing job and, without knowing it, set out on a mission to reimagine publishing for emerging markets. Since then I’ve worked on dozens of innovative technology projects, from creating musical ebooks to teaching maths on tablets. And now, after nine years...
Die bunte Bücherwelt: Ehlings Wochenblick (29/2014)

Die bunte Bücherwelt: Ehlings Wochenblick (29/2014)

Liebe Gemeinde, heute geht es um Amazon kauft Random House, Kroes-Kompetenz, Mütter im Buchladen und eine prima Idee aus Afrika. Der Paukenschlag der Woche kam wieder einmal, sie ahnen es, von Amazon. Die Kollegen von Goodereader berichteten, dass der Online-Riese jetzt den Großverlag Simon & Schuster kaufen will, ein Ableger des Medienkonzerns CBS. Für Amazon wäre...