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Making books better | FutureBook

Making books better | FutureBook | Pobre Gutenberg | Scoop.it

"Creating a book is a collaborative effort and the publisher plays a crucial role in that collaboration. Whatever else they do, from getting you into shops to designing nice jackets, it all pales into insignificance compared to that essential service they provide to writers and, most importantly, readers. Making books better. And that is why Louise and I are happier to be published by somebody else than by ourselves. And why writers still, here in the bright digital Wild West of 2012, need publishers."

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After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses

After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses | Pobre Gutenberg | Scoop.it
Bowing to the competition online, the encyclopedia's publisher said the 2010 edition, a 32-volume set that weighs in at 129 pounds, would be the last.
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Is the future HTML5? | FutureBook

Is the future HTML5? | FutureBook | Pobre Gutenberg | Scoop.it

"If HTML5 and tablets are the future – and it does look that way – then book publishing is a very exciting place to be."

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