Tuesday, May 25, 2010

BookExpo America panel discussion turns into industry blame game over e-book piracy

Publishers Weekly has a hilarious report from BookExpo America 2010. Apparently, a panel discussion among top executives of the book publishing industry about “The Value of the Book” turned into a heated argument over who is to blame for the skyrocketing piracy of ebooks. The players: Suits from Farrar, Straus & Giroux, the Authors Guild, Workman group, ICM, Ingram, Penguin Group and the American Booksellers Association.

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