NPR recently had an interesting piece on the future of book publishing.
In the future, reading and writing will be a social activity, the hierarchy between authors and readers will disappear, readers will help write a book while they’re reading it. Skeptical? You’re not the first. Bob Stein of The Institute for the Future of the Book is used to skepticism, but he’s seen the future and he’s here to talk about it.”
Rest of the talk