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 …

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 …

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 Zemanta How Much Would …