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From the outset eBooks.com focussed on aggregating content from established book publishers, primarily in the English language. eBooks.com’s production platform is a suite of proprietary software...

Obama’s books: the reads that helped him lead

President Obama has shared some of the books that helped him survive his years in office. In a revealing interview with the New York...

Thousands of Shakespeare illustrations released free online

If you're a lover of pictures for their own sake, here's a treasure trove for you. Miriam Harris at Digital Arts reports that a new...

eBooks.com dubbed “most ethical” e-bookseller

In a report just released by Ethical Consumer Magazine, eBooks.com is cited as the most ethical e-bookseller. The report is published in the January-February edition...

Here’s where to fetch your eBooks.com sales report

Just a reminder: sales and currency exchange reports can be obtained at any time via your publisher interface account. Simply log in here and...

Desktop beats mobile devices at eBooks.com

It's hard to tell if this is peculiar to eBooks.com, or just peculiar but, as this chart shows, people are still a lot happier...

Please update your records: eBooks.com has moved

Time to update our contact details. After 13 years in Claremont, eBooks.com took up residence this week in new offices in the colonial heartland...

Surprising Facts from the Healing Arts of Greece and Rome

There are few disciplines as exciting and forward-looking as medicine. But many modern practitioners have lost sight of the origins of their discipline. A Cabinet...

Are Animals Conscious?

Do birds have feelings? Can fish feel pain? Could a honeybee be anxious? For centuries, the question of whether or not animals are conscious like...

Populism: the pure people versus the corrupt elite

Populism is a central concept in the current media debates about politics and elections. However, like most political buzzwords, the term often floats from...

Our approach to tax obligations

Although we are a small company compared to our major competitors, from the outset we have always paid our fair share of tax.  At...

eBooks.com’s Environmental Approach

By their nature ebooks have environmental benefits over printed books. The carbon footprint of an ebook ecosystem is (necessarily) much smaller than printed books. Ebooks.com...

January’s discounted categories

We're discounting hundreds of thousands of titles this month, across five broad categories. Every* title in these categories is reduced by 20%: Archaeology Education Family & Relationships...

Great Expeditions: 50 Journeys that changed our world

HarperCollins has just released a fascinating survey of the great great adventures that changed our world. Great Expeditions tells the stories of 50 adventures...

AI: Can a machine be held accountable for its actions?

Artificial Intelligence is the buzz. But the emergence of systems capable of independent reasoning and action raises serious questions about just whose interests they...

High Returns from Low Risk. Really?

Here's a paradox: For generations investors have believed that risk and return are inseparable. But is this really true? Can we achieve high returns...

How Mindfulness, Creativity, Empathy, and Socratic Questioning Can Transform Teaching

Ira Rabois recently retired as a teacher in Ithaca, NY, where he taught humanities -- and Karate -- for 27 years. In his new...

Elite colleges are turning out conformists without a compass

William Deresiewicz's recent book Excellent Sheep takes a sharp look at the high-pressure conveyor belt that begins with parents and counselors who demand perfect...

How the Mind Comes into Being

More than 2000 years ago Greek philosophers were pondering the dichotomy between our physical bodies and our seemingly non-physical minds. Yet, even today, it...

Raising Ethical, Caring Kids — Without Religion

How do you raise ethical, compassionate, and open-minded children—without religion? What do you say when your child asks, "What happens after I die?" or,...