Peter Osnos on Google Editions at The Atlantic’s blogs

What Is Google Editions? – Culture – The Atlantic Peter Osnos on Google Editions: Assuming the program works as planned, Google Editions will put up for sale a vast universe of trade e-books, plus technical and professional titles and out of copyright works (which will be free) for use when, where and how the consumer …

Laura Miller on Kindle vs eBook

Laura Miller at Salon has a good backstory on Amazon’s Kindle and the Apple iPad eBook reader. Laura Miller – Salon.com: “This dust-up is the culmination of a long-standing feud between Amazon and book publishers. What triggered it, however, is something new: the introduction of Apple’s iPad.” Note Miller┬ácomments about publishers’ fear of Amazon’s attempt …