Urbin Report

Friday, June 30, 2006

R.I.P. Jim Baen

Publisher Jim Baen, of Baen Books, died on June 28, 2006 after suffering a strong on June 12, 2006.

Jim Baen introduced several bestselling authors, including David Weber and John Ringo. He was a champion of the unencrypted ebook publishing model and made it work.

Toni Weisskopf and Dave suggest that people who wish to make a memorial donation purchase copies of THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN and donate them to libraries or teenagers of their acquaintance.