The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self publishing

1. Apple unveils iBooks Author, a Mac app for easy interactive e-book authoring (GigaOM)

2. New York Post launches new Kindle Fire App (FishbowlNY)

3. Do tablet apps and e-books spell the end of pop-up books? (The Daily Beast)

4. Universities test buying e-books in bulk (Sacramento Bee)

5. E-books don’t replace the real thing (The Daily Cougar)