Catch up on the industry news and opinion you may have missed this week.
- I’m not quite sure how A leads to B here, but Bloombergs speculates the DOJ antitrust lawsuit could mean the end of DRM on ebooks.
- Bloombergs makes a bit more sense in claiming Apple has a decent defense in the fact they were not involved in the collusive meetings between publishing heads at New York restaurants.
The New World of Publishing
- Boyd Morrison, the first Kindle phenom to parlay that success into a trade publishing deal, had his contract canceled by Simon & Schuster.
- Larry Kirshbaum of Amazon Publishing (NY) discusses the details of his fledgeling publishing imprint.
- Educational publisher EDC pulls their books from Amazon.
- Copycat books like “35 Shades of Gray” and “I am the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” available on Amazon.