Call it Gutenberg 2.0

Book publishing and reading are clearly amid sweeping transition. The industry has been struggling with sagging sales and is looking for cheaper and more efficient ways to deliver content to readers who want more flexibility in how they buy and read, whether on paper or a handheld device.

Nowhere was this more apparent than at the Book Expo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show, held last weekend in New York. A stroll around the convention offered a hint of what the future may hold for the industry as well as for book lovers.

At the gathering, industry insiders vowed not to…
continue from source by Carlo Wolff
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