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

1. McGraw-Hill & Kno offer a peek into the future of textbooks (TechCrunch)

2. Self-publishing site Lulu drops DRM on e-books, sort of (paidContent)

3. Why winning a $7,000 piracy lawsuit could be the worst news ever for book publishers (readwrite)

4. 21 book publishing predictions for 2013: Indie e-book authors take charge (HuffPo)

5. Site launches to help hunt Amazon’s free e-books (Wired UK)