The Morning Coffee – 28 May 2014

Wednesday is the opening day of Book Expo America. Here is a short list of stories to keep you busy while waiting for front line reports to come in. Newsworthy stories include three articles on Amazon Hachette, a look at Medium (link), enough with the ereader judgmentalism already (link), a price hike in library ebooks (link), and more.

About Nate Hoffelder (11471 Articles)
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."

2 Comments on The Morning Coffee – 28 May 2014

  1. You should have highlighted this gem from #2, Nate:

    Consequently, the BLC will lower the price ceiling below which individual titles are eligible to be included in our ebook program, we will reduce the availability of back-list titles at high price points, and we will increase the portion of our consortial budget that is allocated to those publishers whose pricing remains reasonable. In this way, we mean to reward what we regard as fair dealing, as we attempt to limit the budget impact of what appears plainly to be price-gouging.


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