SURVEY: Top E-Reading Story of 2011?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

Looking back at a year full of change, new opportunities and new challenges for book publishing, what do you think was the most significant digital development?

By Edward Nawotka

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Digital media at the Frankfurt Book Fair. © Peter Hirth / Frankfurter Buchmesse

This past year in publishing was filled with a cacophony of new e-book related announcements, purported innovations, here-today-gone-tomorrow readers, and other noise. Looking back on the year, what stood out to you the most as the top e-reading story of 2011? Which, do you think, will have the most long-term impact?

In 2010, it was clearly the introduction of the Agency Model for e-book retailing.

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About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.