I had a lively chat on March 14, 2010, in Austin, Texas, with Pablo Defendini, who is producer of Tor.com , the very alive web presence of Tor Books, which is an imprint of Macmillan. In fact, Pablo was the one whom John Sargent, Macmillan’s outspoken CEO, asked for help creating a personal blog.
If you think it’s easy to tell who the bad guys are in the eBook Revolution, talking with Pablo Defendini will cure you of simplistic judgments. He’s the very model of a modern digital guy, working within an industry steeped in literary tradition. It’s a great story.