Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Scott Turow and the Authors Guild Still Don't Get It

In the end, the free market always wins. PW: "Authors Guild president Scott Turow has praised Random House’s announcement last week that it is adopting an agency model for selling e-books. 'Book retailers have faced extraordinary challenges in recent years,' he wrote, 'a double whammy of recession and a shift to digital books that had cut many stores out. For anyone who loves bookstores, this is the best news out of the publishing industry in a long time. Random House's move may prove to be a lifeline for some bookstores.' ... "