Dispatches from the Digital Revolution

Top News of the Week

London Book Fair recapPublishers Weekly has coverage of the Digital Minds Conference and The Guardian  reports on discussions of how publishers must adapt in the ever-changing industry.

DOJ breakdown. The consequences for publishers, Apple, consumers, e-book business in this comprehensive Publishers Weekly article. ReadWriteWeb reports how the DOJ “e-book attack” accomplishes nothing.

iPad mini rumors. According to Mashable, “rumors are heating up about a new iteration of the tablet designed to compete with Amazon’s Kindle Fire.”

The Atlantic asks, “Has Kindle killed the book cover?” In an interesting piece by Betsy Morais, states “Pressure comes from the shrunken images on Amazon, a need for covers to be more multifunctional, and, on the other hand, a renewed desire to reclaim the tactile qualities of textured, gorgeous print.”

Sharing books in digital age. The Guardian reports on the limitations of sharing books with your Kindle.


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