A Reality Check Concerning The E-Book
Released on October 22, 2009
The noise inside the publishing industry about the e-book is almost deafening. It’s close to accepted wisdom amongst many publishers that the e-book is set to replace the “traditional” book as the dominant means of publishing – sooner rather than later.
Yet, with so many unresolved issues concerning this new medium, is this a sensible assumption? Even more importantly, what do “ordinary” book buyers really think?
Today, Peter does something that perhaps more people in publishing business ought to do – he goes onto the streets and simply asks people what they think.
This show is essential listening for anyone involved in the publishing business – please spread the word.[audio:ld/ld_309.mp3]
Photo by REMY SAGLIER – DOUBLERAY
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