E-books and Self-Publishing Roundup, Dec. 8, 2011

    by Nathan Gibbs
    December 8, 2011

    The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing

    1. Justice Department confirms e-book pricing investigation (Digital Trends)


    2. Mathew Ingram: What purpose do book publishers serve? (GigaOM)


    3. Which online retailers do the best job of helping sell your e-books? (Online Journalism Review)

    4. Amazon to publish children’s e-books for Kindle Fire (paidContent)

    5. Amazon expands Kindle owners’ lending library to self-published authors (paidContent)

    6. Survey shows buyers shop for books in stores but buy online (New York Times)

    7. “Price Check” app from Amazon offers buyers 5% off to first scan item in store, then buy on Amazon (Gawker)

    Tagged: amazon book industry book publishers bookstore e-books justice department kindle must reads self-publish

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