Feb 112010

Here’s a smart piece about the future of book publishing by Susan Piver called “Book Publishers, Stop Scaring me.” I notice posters, pundits and journalists talking about the similarities between publishing now and the music industry just before digital music hit. Piver used to be a music exec. Here‘s her take on Amazon v Macmillan and the history of the music industry.

After this I am going to take a break from the terrifying implications of the meltdown of the publishing industry and think only happy thoughts.


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