The iPad and Publishers (New Yorker)

[I had meant to post this link when this article appeared in April….  PWR]The New Yorker on the iPad and books:The industry’s great hope was that the iPad would bring electronic books to the masses—and help make them profitable. E-books are booming. Although they account for only an estimated three to five per cent of […]

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Google Editions to premiere this Summer

The Wall Street Journal had the main story which most bloggers played off, with these interesting details:While Mr. Palma didn’t go into details, users of Google Editions would be able to read books from a web browser—meaning that the type of e-reader device wouldn’t matter. The company also could build software to optimize reading on […]

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Amazon and trade book pricing

It looks like Macmillan and Amazon have finally agreed to publisher pricing. Links from a Library Journal article to blog notices about the agreement. “No more “windowing” of bestsellers; $9.99 prices, but not for bestsellers.”Macmillan CEO Explains “Agency Model” for Selling Ebooks – 3/3/2010 – Library Journal Related articles by ZemantaHow Much Would You Pay […]

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