NY Times Examines When to Release E-books
As the age of the e-book dawns, publishers are faced not only with how to price the electronic versions of their titles, but also when to release them to the public. Before or after a hardcover is published? At the same time? The New York Times asks these questions and more as the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group grapples with whether to hold off on e-book publication of Dan Brown's new title until after its Sept. 15 hardcover release.