Google Editions Set to Launch

An article in the Wall Street Journal today discusses the long-awaited Google Editions launch, which is set for the end of this year.

According tot he article, “Google Editions hopes to upend the existing e-book market by offering an open, “read anywhere” model that is different from many competitors. Users will be able to buy books directly from Google or from multiple online retailers—including independent bookstores—and add them to an online library tied to a Google account. They will be able to access their Google accounts on most devices with a Web browser, including personal computers, smartphones and tablets.”

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  1. I don’t know, I think if I was interested in something from Google Editions I’d pop over to Gutenberg first and see if they have it for free. I suppose Google would have some unique items that I might be interested in, but I’d be checking the other first.

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