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  • August 25, 2010
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Regular TeleRead contributor Joanna has reiterated what I’ve been trying to say on this blog for a while now, but in a very succinct step-by-step way. I think if we all just band together and crown her the Queen of all world publishing – effective immediately – we would all almost instantly have more ebooks,…

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  • August 4, 2010
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A while back I was talking to an Australian who has been in the book publishing biz since Adam was on a skateboard. We were talking about other stuff, and I was bemoaning how it was that one industry (book publishing) didn’t learn from the recent mistakes of a similar industry (music publishing). Off the…

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  • July 16, 2010
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Everyone knows that publishers in Australia are playing catch-up on ebooks, and therefore so are many agents and their authors. Why this is so when the writing has been on the wall for ebooks for years is a gripe for another time. Borders Australia, among others, are the catalyst for this. Prior to (and also…

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  • April 14, 2010
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Via The Huffington Post, Beattie's Book Blog Michael Shatzkin, a book industry consultant who is widely read and respected, weighed in with an interesting article about how soon the publishing crash could come. His analysis is fairly solid and he sees a "serious disruption" in book distribution as early as November, 2012. His thinking runs…

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  • March 26, 2010
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By Paul Biba at TeleRead Agence France Presse is reporting that Japan’s top publishers have formed an alliance to deal with the growing ebook market. It will be called the Electronic Book Publishers Association of Japan and have 31 members. It will discuss formats for ebooks, legal issues and analyze the market. The report says…