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Wave Of 'Bad' E-book News Dark Cloud Or Blip?

Posted at 7:13AM Friday 11 May 2012

A mini-wave of middling news has hit the e-book world in the past several weeks in contrast to the usual positive narrative about explosive growth and boundless opportunity. Is it a dark cloud on the horizon or just a blip on the radar?

Mixed metaphors aside, what's really going on with e-books right now? Despite the "bad" news, experts and observers say that e-book publishers have little to worry about.

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