*+-Surprising ideas emerged at the recent World E-Reading Congress in London, including advocacy for sustaining print books, abandoning DRM, partnering and more.
*+-The Buenos Aires Book Fair, April 19-May 7, added O’Reilly’s TOC confab, bolstering its region-leading program, and is compiling a top 50 list of professionals.
*+-What the business side of AWP boils down to: Writers are here to find publishers. Publishers are here to find readers. Readers are at home reading ‘Twilight.’
*+-Editor David Duhr reports back from his first day at the AWP in Chicago, where he’s asked: ‘Would you like bacon and cheese on your kielbasa, or just cheese?’
*+-San Franciscan’s toting Rickshaw, New Yorkers with Manhattan Portage, ladies with carnivorous handbags. What’s your bag strategy for book conferences?
*+-The publishing buzz at last week’s TOC Conference – In: Big Data, Content Discovery Optimization, Diversity; Out: Social Reading, Hate as a Business Strategy
*+-Today, Reed Exhibitions bought the Book Blogger Convention as a supplement to BookExpo America. Blog on, book lovers, blog on…