Why e-books need e-booksellers

<p>Weighing in at 129 pages--and inevitably available via print-on-demand or download--the BA's Digitisation of Content report Brave New World is a thorough and essential piece of work. Hearty congratulations to its editor Martyn Daniels, working group chair Jo Willetts and the 16 other members of the group who have tirelessly gazed into the future on the trade's behalf.</p><p>The report is a timely rebuke to publishers who have been dreaming of a future free of messy terms debates with retailers. While a handful of publishing and author brands will be able to sell direct, consumers still d...

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