A long list of outstanding speakers has been announced for the Publishers’ Forum which is to open in Berlin in just two months. The ambition is to combine strategic outlooks for an industry in full transformation, with hands-on practical advice in key challenges ranging from investment strategies, to strategic IT decisions, to how publishing houses […]

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With the authors stepping into the arena, the current controversy between Amazon and major publishing groups – so far: Hachette and Bonnier – brings into the debate the fundamental quality it deserves. What we are seeing is in fact a watershed moment in the evolution of the digital economy for cultural content. In an essay, […]

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I’m not sure if I embrace all the casualness in this piece on “networked reading” in The Guardian. But the short article certainly formulates several very important questions with regard to reading. Reading habits are probably the next frontier in what is changing in the ecosystem of the book (and readers, and authors); This change […]

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