Mark Coker, creator of Smashwords gives his daring take on the future state of eBooks and the publishing industry in general. I believe the eBook industry will continue to grow along with the growth of eDevices, especially smart phones. The younger generation don’t go near paperbacks. I’ve seen some ads for smart phones where if you want to share something on screen you merely have to tap phones together. Does this mean eBooks and music files can be pirated that easily?
Anything by these authors is a good read: Dennis LeHane, Rick Mofina,James Lee Burke, Dan Fesperman, Martin Cruz Smith, and Elmore Leonard.