E-Books & Self-Publishing Roundup: May 30, 2017

    by Nate Hoffelder
    May 30, 2017

    Each week, we curate the top stories of the week in e-books and self-publishing. Sign up here to get these delivered right to your inbox.

    1. When Tweeters Attack: Why Do Readers Send Authors Their Bad Reviews? (Danuta Kean / The Guardian)
    2. Scribd Says It Has Over 500,000 Subscribers Paying $8.99/Month For e-Books, Audiobooks, and Now News (Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Journalism Lab)
    3. India’s Book-Buying Habits Say A Lot About The Country’s Economy (Iain Marlow / Bloomberg)
    4. Amazon Publishing Books Faring Better on Amazon’s New Bestseller Lists (Jim Milliot / PW)
    5. Don’t Immediately Trust Mainstream Sites on Publishing Stories (Jane Friedman / Jane Friedman)
    6. Russia’s Readers Raise the Digital Stakes Amid Falling Print Sales (Eugene Gerden / Publishing Perspectives)
    7. Amazon’s Grip On The Book World Could Silence The Stories That Matter (Maddie Crum / Huffington Post)

    Nate is the founder of The Digital Reader. He also builds and repairs websites, and helps authors and small businesses solve tech problems.

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