Turow sees grim future for writers
In Sunday’s New York Times, best-selling author Scott Turow (Presumed Innocent) explains the predicament that many writers/authors find themselves in today. Imported books and used ebooks, not to mention used paper books, are diminishing the income of writers as copyright protections are being eroded.
Turow thinks the Amazon plan to sell used ebooks will be ruled illegal. I disagree, but then I’m working on my cynicism issues.
This is must reading to understand the book marketplace today. AND stay tuned for part 3 of the used ebook saga. In this space on Wednesday: predictions for the future of books.