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Jun 24, 2017

Reader’s Advisory Librarian at Seattle Public Library

Interview starts at 12:20 and ends at 37:05

“The Seattle Library has seen an exponential growth in our e-book usage, which like elsewhere is not cutting into our print usage. It’s additive, which is really interesting to say. Same with audiobooks. These new...


Jun 16, 2017

Executive Editor and Co-founder of Book Riot

Interview starts at 10:10 and ends at 43:25

“If publishers woke up tomorrow and sanely priced e-books, I think it would be different in degree not in kind. I don’t think we’d see 10x growth in e-books’ market share. Maybe there would be 5, 10 percent [growth in]...


Jun 8, 2017

Co-founder and chief publishing officer of Unbound

Interview starts at 8:56 and ends at 42:25

“It’s not so much the elephant in the room. We are the room inside the elephant, if you look at the size that Amazon is growing as an online retailer. That kind of troubles me, because I feel a little bit like when...


Jun 2, 2017

Inventor of the Hashtag

Interview starts at 12:30 and ends at 44:11

“Your pocket is now your garage, right. If one time you used to buy a car to sort of have in the garage to be like, ‘Wow. Look at this. I’m just going to go out and look at my baby.’ I think that in a similar way Apple thinks very similarly...