Books taking on all comers

From the Financial Post:

The Universal Powers That Be must like to curl up with a good book. How else to explain the continued existence of the book publishing industry, against all odds.

Despite having one of the more fragile business models in existence, publishers continue to get squeezed from all directions: From book retailers, who get to return unsold merchandise, a precipitous rise in self-publishing and a steady incursion onto their turf from digital giants like Google Inc. and now Apple with the iPad ereader.

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:"I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

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