Book2Book Thursday 01 Nov 2012
The Oct. 29 merger of book behemoths Random House and Penguin not only creates the world's largest publisher, home to authors as diverse as Fifty Shades of Grey's E L James and mystery writer Patricia Cornwell, it also will present a formidable challenge to the growing power of such digital distributors as Amazon and Apple. And some already are worrying that the consolidation will decrease opportunities for authors and drive down advances.
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