Monday, August 23, 2010
The future of publishing.
This excellent article in New York Magazine provides a fascinating and scary window into the future of publishing. Is the good old fashioned book here to stay? I say yes it is. But e-books are going to take a big bite out of the market, perhaps replacing the paperback as the prime source of inexpensive reading entertainment. This article describes how the founder of Barnes and Noble, and the man who seems poised to take over that company, are battling for control over how the future of publishing takes shape.