Amazon.com Could Be Publishing’s iTunes
“Amazon.com’s plan to sell individual pages from books will test whether the online retailer can do for publishing what Apple’s iTunes has done for the recording industry.
“It is a novel idea indeed, or at least little-seen since the days when the writings of Dickens and others were serialized, even if it’s difficult to imagine anyone wanting to buy a great literary works in snippets. I can’t even conceive of buying my coffee-table books — on art, architecture and top golf courses around the world — by the section.”
Bambi Francisco. Launching the ‘Mashup’ Book Genre. MarketWatch. Nov. 7, 2005.
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