The Future of eBooks

If you’re producing eBooks, or thinking about it, get Book: A Futurist’s Manifesto, by Hugh McGuire and Brian O’Leary. This collection of current writings by eBook thought leaders is a fast way to leapfrog your brain into thinking correctly about our present and future. For example: social networking inside eBooks?

304 pages, $24.99 from O’Reilly.

Jay Nelson is the editorial director of, and the editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly. He’s also the author of the QuarkXPress 8 and QuarkXPress 7 training titles at, as well as the training videos Quark includes in the box with QuarkXPress 7 . In addition, Jay writes regularly for Macworld and Photoshop User magazines and speaks at industry events.