Friday, July 17, 2009

Why Publishing Cannot Be Saved (As It Is)
Editorial by Richard Eoin Nash - from Publishing Perpectives

The book business is a tiny industry perched atop a massive hobby. But rather than celebrate and serve the hobbyists, we expect them to shell out ever more money for the books we keep throwing at them (a half million English-language books in 2008 in the U.S.). Cutting back might work for individual companies, but not for an industry - s/he who truly believe that the best thing for our customers is less choice shouldn't let the door hit them on the way out of this industry, indeed this culture. (read on...)

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