The maker of the iPhone is discussing ways to include McGraw-Hill and Hachette e-book titles on its tablet, due to be introduced Jan. 27
David Hewson for one is aghast. "I will happily write for nothing the moment supermarkets hand out free food, bars buckshee beer, petrol stations give away gas, and the taxman writes me a letter that starts, 'Annual return? Forget it. We don't need the money'. Until then I'd just like you to pay the modest price on the cover," he says.