Five digital lessons from BookExpo America 2012

This week, the book industry gathered at the ugly, cavernous Javits Center in Manhattan for the largest book trade event in the United States. ("I feel like I'm in Costco," actress-author Molly Ringwald told the AP.) Here are five digital lessons from the week.…

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Macmillan Stacking Sandbags Against e-Book Flood

John Sargent, CEO of book publisher Macmillan, has written a blog post defending his company's new "agency model" approach to e-book sales through retailers such as Amazon and Apple, but all the post really shows is how desperate Macmillan is to protect its existing business model.…

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