BookMachine Weekly BookWrap: publishing stories from around the web

The standout news this week is that Amazon’s Kindle Tablet Is Very Real. I’ve Seen It, Played With It. Hmm.

Keeping up with industry trends is a tricky business these days. To help out, here’s 15 People You Should Follow (and Why). There’s also The three-headed Hydra of Publishing that’s consuming itself to be aware of, but leaving that aside for now, here’s The Article Everyone Who Loves Books Should Read.

Meanwhile, as Huffington Post Starts Publishing E-Books, Red Lemonade explain,Why We’re DRM-Free (and it’s not because we trust you…)“.

As some would have it this week, we’re Turning the Page on the Book Industry, and Publishers Are Squandering Their Cachet On Imprints. Nevertheless, It’s still good to have gatekeepers.

And finally, Book publishing: Let me tell you a story…