Book: A Futurist's Manifesto : Essays from the Bleeding Edge of Publishing
Hugh McGuire, Brian O'Leary
"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", 2012 - Business & Economics - 307 pages
The ground beneath the book publishing industry dramatically shifted in 2007, the year the Kindle and the iPhone debuted. Widespread consumer demand for these and other devices has brought the pace of digital change in book publishing from "it might happen sometime" to "itís happening right now"óand it is happening faster than anyone predicted.
Yet this is only a transitional phase. Book: A Futuristís Manifesto is your guide to what comes next, when all books are truly digital, connected, and ubiquitous. Through this collection of essays from thought leaders and practitioners, youíll become familiar with a wide range of developments occurring in the wake of this digital book shakeup:
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Approaches to the Digital Present
What Is Next for the Book?
Projects from the Bleeding Edge
About the Editors