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A fresh, elemental look at how screen-based publications work, the kinds of material they can and should contain, and how to assemble all this new stuff in a package that's entertaining and compelling.

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On Mar 30 Zoltan Varju wrote:
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On Mar 4 Meagan Timney wrote: Book Review: Breaking the Page: Transforming Books and the Reading Experience
In Breaking the Page: Transforming Books and the Reading Experience, Peter Meyers offers a compelling argument for moving beyond the printed page to embrace the potential of the digital book as an intuitive, holistic, and interactive “reading experience.” This preview version offers three chapters: 1) “Browse Better: TOC, R.I.P., 2)… Full Review  >

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On Feb 11 Aaron Sumner wrote: An exciting look at what could be with e-books
How can e-book technology change what it means to read? Peter Meyer’s Breaking the Page explores that question and proposes a number of ways e-book designers can leverage the best of the new technology—and avoid some overused antipatterns—to make the e-book experience more enjoyable to the reader. Full Review  >

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On Jan 5 Cerys Willoughby wrote: “Breaking the Page (Preview Edition)” by Peter Meyers; O’Reilly Media
As an author and usability person I was keen to read this book about ‘transforming books and the reading experience’, a subject that has been a professional interest of mine for several years. This version of the book is the Review version, so it is not entirely complete and polished.… Full Review  >

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On Jan 1 David Briddock wrote: Breaking The Page by Peter Meyers
This guide to the embryonic world of electronic books is full of observations, ideas and suggestions. It discusses the ebooks of today, their capabilities, relative immaturity and shortcomings. And it hints at the ebooks we might own tomorrow, ones based upon innovative approaches, designs and techniques. Full Review  >

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