The Evolution of Publishing

Joni Evans reminisces about the past of publishing in The New York Times.

She concludes by asking some (if not all) of the important questions facing publishers today:

“Is the screen the new paper? Will publishing houses go the way of the old-fashioned record store? Is digital delivery the new bookstore? Is Google the new library? Is the author the new musician, playing directly to the audience? Is the audience the new author?”

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