Tag Archives: #DBW15

TKC 339 Seth Godin at Digital Book World

Author, entrepreneur, maker of ruckuses Interview starts at 4:33 and ends at 14:50. Paper books are going to gradually and painfully and very, very slowly disappear. They’re going to become like LP’s. One by one the bookstores are going to go away, and then one by one the kids that grow up reading all the […]

Should/Can Amazon Be Constrained? – DBW Liveblog

Next up: what promises to be a lively panel discussion moderated by Ken Auletta of The New Yorker. The topic is “Should Amazon be Constrained and Can They Be?” The panelists are Barry Eisler, author of The Detachment; Annie Lowrey, a journalist at New York Magazine, and Barry Lynn of the New America Foundation. Mike […]

Authors Survey at Digital Book World – Liveblog

Jane Friedman, publisher of Scratch Magazine, is moderating a panel discussion titled “Authors Facing the Industry: 2015 Digital Book World & Writer’s Digest Author Survey Results.” Here we go…  

TKC 337 Russ Grandinetti at Digital Book World

Amazon’s senior vice president for Kindle We can all observe the fact that in every single digital media category subscriptions is playing an important role—in music, in movies, in newspapers—you cannot find a digital medium where subscription isn’t a model that succeeds at some level, and I don’t think books will be immune to this. […]

Seth Godin at Digital Book World – Liveblog

Legendary big thinking marketer and author Seth Godin takes the stage at Digital Book world, for a conversation with Michael Cader, founder of Publishers Lunch, and Mike Shatzkin, founder and CEO of The Idea Logical Company. If you don’t see the individual liveblog posts, click on the headline above to reveal them. I hope to […]

Blue Sky for eBooks at Digital Book World – Liveblog

This is the last panel of the day that I will liveblog at Digital Book World. I stepped into the room just in time to hear a favorite big thinker, Peter Meyers, author of Breaking the Page. Click on the headline of this post if you can’t see the liveblog posts.

Russ Grandinetti at Digital Book World – Liveblog

These are the contemporaneous notes I posted during Amazon Sr VP Kindle Russ Grandinetti’s just-concluded presentation at Digital Book World. Grandinetti was interviewed on stage by Mike Shatzkin, chair of the conference and founder and CEO of The Idea Logical Company, and by Michael Cader, founder of Publishers Lunch. It was a substantive conversation lasting […]

Houghton Mifflin CEO — liveblog

LInda Zecher, CEO of Houghton Mifflin, addresses Digital Book World in an interview with Michael Cader, founder of Publishers Lunch.

Digital Book World Begins – Liveblog

Good morning from the NY Hilton Midtown, where Digital Book World is about to begin. DBW Impresario Mike Shatzkin just announced that, because of the long line downstairs at registration, the welcome remarks will be delayed until 9 am EST. I will liveblog a number of sessions today and tomorrow. Russ Grandinetti, Amazon’s senior vice […]