Today’s links of interest:
- Why the Apple/Publisher News isn’t Really News
Andrew Savikas offers a balanced look at the recent publishers are talking to Apple revelations. Speaking of which, y’all have registered for Tools of Change, right?
- The Beatles Bookstore and Reference Collections
And another thought about the adding value to make ebooks more, well, valuable. We love this stuff!
- Big Six Negotiate with Apple, Ready New Business Model for eBooks
Publishers Lunch moves the story forward (with a caveat that it may move backward). We like where some of this going, pricing-wise. Here’s hoping publishers really think this one through. It might be the smartest move they make. (membership required)
- Apple’s disruption of the ebook market has nothing to do with the tablet
Yep, everyone’s liking the agency model being considered by Apple and publishers. Hmm, seems like we mentioned this one a while back. Here’s hoping a smart system emerges from the discussions…though the ride to the eventual solution will be bumpy.
- Is Bloomsbury Hanging Out the “Whites Only” Sign?
Ah, Bloomsbury, really?
- Love Story author Erich Segal dies
Our condolences to his family and friends.
- Digital Restructuring at HarperCollins; New Group Established
We are thrilled to see the brilliant Carolyn Pittis in her new role.
- Publisher in Talks With Apple Over Tablet
Oh yeah, here’s the article that launched a million tweets.
- Mystery visitor to Poe’s grave is a no-show
One of those things you just never expected to happen, you know?