Podcast: No Such Thing as Used E-Book (Publishers Weekly)Morning Links

Why do we keep making e-books like paper books? (Gizmodo)

To save indies, publishers need to reconsider DRM (Dear Author)

10 Delicious Literary Beers to Drink While Reading (Flavorwire)

Hugh Howey: Self-publishing is the future (Salon)

Kindle Daily Deals: Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut (and 3 others)




  1. Regarding the piece on the ReDigi case, “No such thing as a used eBook,” Judge Sullivan’s word is not likely to be the last on the doctrine of First Sale in the digital age. Duke’s Kevin Smith, for example, is convinced that we’re not yet done with First Sale. See: http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/2013/04/02/were-not-done-with-first-sale/
    The “I bought it, therefore, I own it” concept is a very powerful one and you can be sure that politicians will not ignore it for long.

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