Makinson confident as publishers face digital "flux"

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 22/06/2011 - 10:10 Publishers will play a bigger and more complicated role, but only if the link between the author and reader is "reconfigured", was among the conclusions from a panel of chief executives at Publishers Launch London. John Makinson, chairman and chief executive of Penguin Group, said he felt more confident about the retail side of the business now than he had three months ago, partly as a result of the acquisition of Waterstone's by Russian Alexander Mamut, but also because of Barnes & Noble's success with its Nook e-reader. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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