Let's Keep The Art Of Reading Alive

Sharon Vinderine | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Living
Sharon Vinderine

Imagine there being a child who does not have a stack of books in his room, who has not yet had a chance to pick out the stories he wants to share before bed, who doesn't have a favourite book character to pretend to be when playing in the park. Simply because he does not have access to books.

Buy Book Lovers Canada's Best Nonfiction From 2014 (Charles Taylor Prize Longlist Announced!)

Stephen Weir | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada Living
Stephen Weir

Publishers plan for the Buy For Daddy Effect and release hundreds of new titles in December to entice and confuse people in that last-minute push to find the right book to put under the tree this year. In the genre of Canadian Literary Non-Fiction, the choices are staggering -- but luckily, there is help!

Canadian E-Reader Breaking Into U.S.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Kobo Inc. says its e-reader customer base grew by 2.5 million in the first quarter despite weak predictions for the digital book industry.Th...

5 Celebrations of Moms From Around The Web

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

According to a recent survey, Canadians would pay their moms an average salary of $161,287 a year for all their hard work. When asked what qualities a Mom of the Year should possess, the answers were several -- being loving, compassionate, hard working, fun loving, a mentor, sacrificing and charitable.

Do We Need Paper Books Any More?

Jenna Em | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada Living
Jenna Em

Reading on my smartphone, tablet or e-reader doesn't give me the same thrill as reading an old-fashioned paper book. But why would I stop by the bookstore, or visit the local library, when I can download the latest books in seconds? Does society need paper books any more?

Test Drive: Kobo Glo, Kobo Mini

The Huffington Post Canada | Ron Nurwisah | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Living

Each week, the Huffington Post Canada's Living team will try out something that has sparked our curiosity, and as long as we live to tell the tale, we...

E-Books -- Welcome to iCensorship

Randall Craig | Posted 06.13.2012 | Canada
Randall Craig

This app problem is just one skirmish in a long-brewing war between the ebook distributors. Consumers may not realize that ebook distributors have another weapon -- a dirty little secret actually -- to use in their fight: censorship. Yes, censorship.

E-Readers Send Erotica Sales Soaring

CBC | Posted 03.29.2012 | Canada Business

Sales have soared for erotic literature with the advent of e-readers such as Kobo and Kindle, with one company in British Columbia reapin...

Kobo Bought

The Huffington Post Canada | Ron Nurwisah | Posted 01.08.2012 | Canada

Canadian e-book and e-reader company Kobo has been sold to Japan's Rakuten for $315-million. Kobo, a Toronto technology company which was a one-ti...

Kobo Releases Full-Colour Tablet

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Canadian ebook company Kobo is getting into the crowded tablet market and beating a major competitor to the punch.Orders are now being t...

New Addition Shakes Up eReader Market

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.26.2011 | Canada Business

Editor's note: Huffington Post Canada's Editor At Large Heather Reisman is Indigo's CEO. Indigo founded Kobo. The battle for the eReader market sup...