Penguin Random House takeover of Simon & Schuster goes to court. Netflix to pay writers $42m. Waterstones struggles with stock orders.
Writers' organizations unite in condemning ACX/Audible's response over returns, print on demand titles return to Bookshop.org
Our weekly news roundup from Dan Holloway includes updates about the future of ebooks, Digital Rights Management, Geoblocking, the launch of Inara (a new ebook platform whose business model is driven by in-book adverts), Indies and Libraries, Amazon updates in Poland, and the demise of America Star Books.