Required Reading

The following books are required:

  • Jerome McGann, Radiant Textuality (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004) —This is the only title not available as an ebook.
  • Michael Bhaskar, The Content Machine: Toward a Theory of Publishing from the Printing Press to the Digital Network (Anthem Press, 2013)
  • Hugh McGuire and Brian O’Leary, Book: A Futurist’s Manifesto (O’Reilly Media, 2011)
  • Liz Castro, Epub Straight to the Point (Peachpit Press, 2010)
  • Andrew Albenese, The Battle of $9.99 (Publishers Weekly, 2013)

Essential daily reading:

Publishers Weekly:  http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/email-subscriptions/index.html

Publishers Lunch: http://www.publishersmarketplace.com/lunch/subscribe.html

Digital Book World: http://www.digitalbookworld.com

Good e-Reader: http://goodereader.com/blog

A Kindle World blog: http://kindleworld.blogspot.com

Ink, Bits, & Pixels (formerly The Digital Reader): http://the-digital-reader.com

New York Times Books: http://www.nytimes.com/pages/books/index.html

E-Book Newser: http://www.mediabistro.com/ebooknewser

http://www.mediabistro.com/ebooknewser

Publishing Perspectives: http://publishingperspectives.com

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