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

1. Publishers could reach settlement with 50 states in e-books case (PaidContent)

2. Canadians file their own e-books lawsuits against publishers (PaidContent)

3. An explanation of why e-books cost so much (CNET)

4. Amazon gets right to publish e-book editions of James Bond novels (AppNewser)

5. How to use Microsoft Word to make your own e-book (PC World)

6. ‘Read It Now’ app rebrands itself as ‘Pocket’ app (GalleyCat)