A daily roundup of book and publishing news from across the Web: Politics and Prose Up for Sale; Wired iPad App Outdoes Print Mag; Obama To Write Mandela's Foreword; Gleeful Books; What Publishers Can Learn.
Politics and Prose Is Up for Sale
D.C.'s famous indie bookseller is up for sale as its owners say they are too tired to keep running it.
Wired iPad App Outsells Physical Mag
Ok, Wired isn't a book, but surely this says something about the potential of digital vs. print in the book space too.
Obama to Write Foreword to Mandela Book
President Obama is writing a foreword to Nelson Mandela's upcoming book "Conversations with Myself," coming in October from FSG.
Fans of Books and 'Glee' Will Be Gleeful
A series of books based on the hit TV series 'Glee' is coming from Little, Brown.
What Publishers Can Learn From Film and Music
Here's a piece from Forbes about what the film and music industries can teach publishers.