Penguin’s Happy Feat
News from The Bookseller that Penguin UK will be embracing ebooks in a major way:
Penguin UK is set to be the first of the major UK trade publishers to put all its new black and white titles simultaneously into print and e-book format. From September new titles will be available in the .epub format from the company’s own websites and from digital retailers, at the same price as the print edition.
Of course, the price is wrong – and there are arguments over format. But it’s (yet) another step in that journey of a thousand miles…