BookMachine Weekly BookWrap: publishing stories from around the web

On the site this week, we were cleardotWriting the book on fashion, arguing that the term ‘Legacy Publisher’ Is Not A Thing, and reporting on Foyles now selling ebooks.

And there was plenty happening elsewhere as a Penguin move causes outrage at ToC and it seems Book marketing is broken. Big data can fix it.

Meanwhile, as we ponder Franzen, E-books & Bathtubs, Is Amazon the Death of Literary Culture?

There was lots going on in educational publishing as Online Store Kno Sues Publisher for Pulling Its Digital Textbooks and Nature Publishing Group Officially Launches a New Interactive Textbook. Apple and Others Strive to Be the Next Wave in Educational Publishing, and as Inkling Previews Its Semantic Publishing Platform, which looks to be a pretty good response to iBooks Author, there’s yet another authoring platform released by Sourcefabric.

As The publishing industry has gone mad for film-style trailers, we also had news that Publishers win battle against illegal e-book sites. Go team!

And BookWrap leaves you this week with 29 Soundbites On Writing And Publishing.

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