BookMachine Weekly BookWrap: publishing stories from around the web

Over the past couple of weeks on BookMachine, we’ve been pondering: Should Publishers care about Pinterest, why the Exponential growth of Indian book market somehow involves Jeffrey Archer and whether we’re Publishing Developers or Developing Publishers?

While the Diagram Prize shortlist immediately renders all other awards irrelevant by dint of insanity, and R.L. Stine publishes short story on Twitter, we have Jackie Collins looking to strike it Bitch with self-publishing.

Elsewhere on the web, there appear to be Two questions that loom over the trade publishing business, and are Amazon & Google Getting Impatient With Book Publishers?

As Ebooks Get the Respect They Deserve at ‘Download the Universe’ and Graphicly looks beyond comics to bring analytics to every ebook platform, here’s an explanation of How the e-book landscape is becoming a walled garden.

Craig Mod has been thinking about How We Will Read, while Kerry Wilkinson has been discussing Misadventures in publishing.

And finally, BookWrap leaves you with two tales: A Brief History of Children’s Picture Books and the Art of Visual Storytelling and How The Kindle Stomped Sony, Or, Why Good Solutions Beat Great Products.

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