The Rise of E-Books

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According to a new report, sales of e-books grew to more than $2 billion last year. E-book sales in the adult fiction category actually surpassed hardbacks and paperbacks. Meanwhile, more and more authors are choosing to publish their work electronically. We discuss the growing popularity of e-books, and how they're transforming the publishing industry.

Guests:

Alan Cheuse, book critic for NPR's All Things Considered and author of "Song of Slaves in the Desert"

Jeremy Greenfield, editorial director for Digital Book World

Dominique Raccah, founder of Sourcebooks, an independent book publisher

Bill Petrocelli, co-owner of Book Passage

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