Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will rerelease the works of Philip K. Dick, and also a new work The Exegisis, edited by Jonathan Lethem and Pamela Jackson, of previously unpublished material. Publishers Weekly reports.
Delayed because of the ash cloud's shadow over the London Book Fair, some comments on the future of publishing in a world where content is delivered in other ways than print. The Bookseller.com: "....US digital guru Mike Shatzkin has warned publishers that 'content is being devalued by technology' and that the succesful publishers of the future will be those which 'command the eyeballs.'"
After years of legal toing and froing and what seemed to be an approach to a settlement of at least part of the Google dilemma, the Judge in the case may be moving on shortly. Publishers Weekly reports.
The in-progress change-over to more ebooks than paper ones has been nothing if not contentious. The New Yorker summarizes the most recent round of skirmishes, and mentions most of the other encounters at least in passing.
Severe travel restrictions imposed by the ash cloud over the UK and Europe made for a slow first day at the LBF, but things seemed to be picking up as more people found ways and means to be present or make contact. The slack in face-to-face talks is likely to be taken up by BEA and the Frankfurt Book Fair.