BBC on books

What I find most interesting in this interview is that a book retailer considers this the “Golden Age” of publishing. Really? He must stock a good deal of Adam Smith on his shelves, tucked somewhere next to the Ayn Rand section…

http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9525000/9525598.stm

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Digital publishing is not necessarily revolutionary any longer so let’s not be afraid of joining the debate.

From this very morning, for example:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/opinion/books-cant-make-history-without-people/article2036329/

and more:

http://thinkcursor.com/ 

http://odysseybooks.com.au/custom-publishing

https://kdp.amazon.com/self-publishing/signin

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704912004575253132121412028.html

http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/video/digital-self-book-publishing-online-11938767

http://pubit.barnesandnoble.com/pubit_app/bn?t=pi_reg_home

http://nymag.com/news/media/50279/

http://theharperstudio.com/2010/10/a-harperstudio-update/

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/indigos-heather-reisman-faces-digital-reckoning/article1977785/

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2011/mar/24/the-mysterious-genesis-of-books

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/time-to-lead/no-e-books-without-authors-atwood-reminds-us/article1943785/

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/opinion/time-to-lead-the-shaky-state-of-canadian-book-publishing/article1941700/

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2011/mar/23/google-books-aol-content-farm?INTCMP=SRCH

http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2010/apr/14/tom-stoppard-the-real-thing

http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2008/sep/06/stoppard.theatre

http://www.guardian.co.uk/stage/2010/jun/21/tom-stoppard-warning-printed-page

http://trueslant.com/nickobourn/2010/05/13/the-new-yorker-to-choose-americas-literary-future/

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/columns-and-blogs/soapbox/article/43015-john-edgar-wideman-embraces-the-future.html

http://www.missourireview.com/tmr-blog/2010/09/29/the-role-of-literary-publishers-in-the-digital-age/

http://www.futurebook.net/

http://www.thenervousbreakdown.com/jefishman/2011/02/15-predictions-for-the-future-of-books/

http://www.theliteraryplatform.com/2010/11/a-year-in-digital-publishing/

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