Evidence that the book trade is taking renewed interest in eBook publishing has emerged, with professionals from within the sector agreeing Apple to be the most likely company to lead the new publishing charge.

Bookseller.com has published findings from a recent survey conducted among 1,000 people from within the book trade. 50% of the survey responses came from publishers with the remainder coming from booksellers, librarians, agents and authors.

Digital is a hot potato – under 10 percent of current book sales were from eBooks, but by 2025 16 percent of those questioned said over 51 percent of sales would be from digital content.

The survey reveals that cheaper eBooks and the Apple tablet will

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