A Week Of E-Experimentation, As King, Rice And Others Sell Their Titles Online

July 2000
Book Publishing Report;07/31/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 30, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on authors who published their books on the Internet. Estimated number of people who downloaded Seth Godin's free ebook `Unleashing the Ideavirus'; Success of the first chapter of Anne Rice's novel `Merrick,' available on Contenville.com; MightyWords.com's sale of an abridged edition of the book `A Glimpse of Heavenly Miracles,' after its author Laura Lewis was diagnosed with cancer.


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