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First there was the Kindle, then Apple’s iPad. Just how exactly wil the developing e-reader marketchange the book industry? Analyzing the situation in the U.S. market, the spirited journalist whowon the Okawa Award in 2010 for publication, Toshinao Sasaki, analyzes the present and predictsthe future of e-book industry. This book has garnered much interest as the publication of electronicbooks is beginning to become widespread in Japan.


About the Author

Toshinao Sasaki

Sasaki was a reporter for the Mainichi Daily News, then editor at Gekkan ASCII, before becoming a freelance journalist. He has authored several books, including 2011: The End of Newspapers and Television  (Bunshun). Sasaki is a member of Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications' Taskforce on Information and Communications.

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