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‘Four horsemen’ the focus of Digital Book World 2016

‘Digital Book World organiser and The Idea Logical Company CEO Mike Shatzkin set the tone for the conference in an opening speech. Shatzkin said: “As shelf space shrinks, publishers rely more on Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook”—the big four online platforms that he and other speakers described as the “four horsemen”.’ Read Andrew Wrathall’s report from this year’s Digital Book World conference here.