This! Publishing! In the Week! As we look toward our coming e-future, where we will soon be growing food on the Internet and driving flying books, there have been a series of articles putting the brakes on your technoptimism. First, writing in Slate, Jan Swafford posits that e-books and print books will have to co-exist […]
Just a quick heads-up that I’m going to be in New York next week and thus posting may be a bit sporadic. If I don’t melt in the NYC summer heat I’ll try and put some thoughts together when I can. Now then! It was a relatively quiet week in publishing this week, but I […]
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This week! Publishing! Thursday! Here’s the schedule: – The contest is open until today at 4pm Pacific, at which time I will close it to entries faster than you can say “thank goodness no more please thank you mercy.”– Tomorrow I will announce the paragraphs I have chosen as the Stupendously Ultimate Finalists, most likely […]
This! Week!…… Publishing! The saga that is the Google Books settlement looks like it’s going to take a bit longer to resolve as the Department of Justice urged some changes to the settlement, and the federal judge handling matters postponed a hearing on October 7 to give everyone some time for changes. Meanwhile: new e-reader […]
This Week! The publishing! Which is on a diet this week as I have just a few links for you to peruse. There’s lots of talk out there about how e-books are better for the environment than paper books. How much better? Well, first of all, would you believe that 125 million trees are cut […]