Editorial Director at Publishers Weekly
Interview starts at 16:57 and ends at 44:32
It’s far from the death of eBooks. eBooks are a permanent part of the publishing industry, for sure. But what’s the next innovation? What’s the next mover? What’s going to come along to jumpstart it again? Publishers acknowledge that all you’ve really done so far is to put the text into a digital format.
“DOJ Urges Supreme Court to Deny Apple’s E-book Appeal” by Andrew Albanese at Publishers Weekly – December 31, 20115
“The Judge that Apple Hates” by David Margolick at Vanity Fair – May 31, 2014
Amazon’s 2015 holiday press release
“Amazon may have up to 80 million high-spendiong Prime members worldwide” by Tricia Duryee at GeekWire – September 14, 2015
Thinking out loud about multi-reading
Interview with Jim Milliot
“PW’s Person of the Year: Jeff Bezos” by Jim Milliot at Publishers Weekly – December 8, 2008
“New Study Finds Low Levels of Digital Library Borrowing” by Jim Milliot at Publishers Weekly – November 27, 2015
“The 110 Most Useful URLs for Kindle Owners” at Me and My Kindle – January 1, 2015
Next Week’s Guest
Dave Slusher, host of Evil Genius Chronicles podcast
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