Issue 2: Apple got Texture, Canongate lusts after audio streaming

Shiver me timbers! You’re reading Issue 2 of Book The Trend — an industry newsletter on the future of publishing.

You promised to put me in a magazine. On every table, in every lounge phone
Beyond iBooks, what’s the future of publishing at Apple? All eyes on magazines. 👀 Apple announced yesterday that it is acquiring Texture, a digital magazine subscription service by Next Issue Media LLC, which is owned by Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, Rogers Media and KKR. Get the full dish Read More »

Issue 1: Ebooks are stupid, Serial Box is seeded

Woop! Break out the champers! Let the music play! You’re reading Issue 1, March 6, 2018, of Book The Trend.

Each week, Book The Trend gives you a run-down of the most important innovations and advancements in the world of publishing.

Don’t listen to him, ebook. He didn’t mean it… or did he?
Dissenting voice ahoy-hoy: Hachette Group CEO Arnaud Nourry caused a stir last week when he called the ebook “stupid”. In an interview with, when asked whether the ebook market has plateaued, he answered (and here’s the full quote):Read More »