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Random House Joins Others in Giving Sony Readers to Inhouse Employees

Want a Sony Reader? Join the editorial staff of a major publishing house.   Random House is the latest publishing to join the ereading ranks with Hachette, Simone & Schuster, St. Martin’s.   Each publishing house is providing eReaders to its editorial and sales staff to read galleys and other “preview material.”

I asked one insider about why the houses were all going Sony Reader and not Kindle and was given a response that in essence said that Publishers didn’t want pre published info or interoffice info on the Amazon servers. Makes sense to me.

So when will Penguin, the eternal foot dragger in the eWorld, and Harlequin, the leader in epublishing, join the ranks of the rest of the big publishing world?

Via Publishers Weekly.

Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com

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