Two Developments on the E-book Front This Week

So the government is heading into court to smack the hands of Apple, Macmillan and Penguin. E-book Price Fixing Trial Set for 2013 I am more interested to see what comes out in the arguments before the bench than any possible outcomes. especially now that people have done the math. The agency model is not any …

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An Author (And Reader’s) Response to the e-Book Price Debate

A Facebook friend made me aware of an excellent article from Nathan Bransford regarding e-Book pricing on c|net. You can read the article here, and I encourage you to do so. I agree with the article but then I started thinking about things from the author's and readers perspectives. Writing a book is a labor …

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I Never Promised You an E-book

The big news this past week in library-land is the price hike Random House initiated for e-books sold to libraries. For those keeping score Random House was one of the few publishers still selling e-books to libraries. Though I imagine tripling the price will leave fewer libraries with the coin to buy from them. Truth …

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