Friday, May 31, 2013

As BookExpo America Opens, Industry Concerns Remain Largely Unchange

The opening keynote of BookExpo America suggests the top concerns facing the US book market in 2013 remain much the same: ebooks, self-publishing, and how to win readers.
In the deepening turmoil surrounding German publisher house Suhrkamp Verlag, the house has filed for bankruptcy and will use a new law to attempt to stay in business.
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