Stephen King & John Mellencamp Create Interactive eBook (GalleyCat)
A week after making news about avoiding an eBook edition of Joyland, novelist Stephen King has created a supernatural digital book called Ghost Brothers of Darkland County.
E-Books Are Gripping Story at BookExpo America (WSJ)
When the book industry gathers at BookExpo America this week in New York, among the hot titles they’ll preview will be Malcolm Gladwell’s “David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants.” It could be a metaphor for the debate about the industry’s future that will likely dominate much of the backroom chatter at the show.
A Reading of Relief at Annual Book Show (New York Times)
E-book sales are no longer growing at a nerve-rattling pace. The unpleasant and expensive price-fixing lawsuit last year, pitting the Justice Department against five major publishers, has been settled. Independent booksellers added 65 stores to their ranks in 2012, despite competition from Amazon.
Tote that book and all the other BookExpo America giveaways (HuffPo)
The most interesting piece of anecdotal information I picked up at this year’s BookExpo America was from Paul Oliver in the Soho Press booth…
Kindle Daily Deal: Red Moon by Benjamin Percy (and 3 others)