The paper will publish “up to a dozen” Byliner eBooks ranging from 10,000 to 20,000 words apiece and including titles about culture, sports, business, science and health. The series begins on December 17 with the $2.99 “Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek” by New York Times reporter John Branch.
Vook will work on the TimesFiles project, a “curated selections of articles” from the paper. Here’s more about the TimesFiles project, from the release:
“Built in collaboration with Vook using the Vook e-book publishing platform, the TimesFiles collection will have 25 e-books available on Monday, December 17, with many more expected to come in 2013. TimesFiles will be available starting at $1.99 from Amazon.com (Kindle), Apple (iBooks), Barnes & Noble (NOOK), and NYTStore.com. Launch titles include ‘The Fall of the Berlin Wall,’ ‘George Steinbrenner and the Yankees’ and ‘The Life and Films of John Hughes.’”