Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Random House to Release "Ebook Insider" Sampler in Time for Christmas

The Digital Reader:
Random House are planning ahead for all the e-reader that people are going to be giving for Christmas. They’ve released an ebook sampler with a selection of all their latest titles. It’s called The Ebook Insider, and you can find it here.

For some reason it’s an 5″x8″ PDF. I wonder why they didn’t just make it a website? It’s already unusable on most e-readers; it needs a 9″ screen. Oh, they’re blinkered by the iPad, aren’t they? (I had to write the screen size before I realized it, actually.)

I’m beginning to get the feeling that the RH marketing department came up with this without consulting the ebook geeks. ...