Tuesday, June 25, 2013

'The Real Value of Physical Books and Physical Bookshops'

"I hope that the two already magnificent publishing houses can become greater than the sum of their parts. I hope they recognize the real value that physical books and physical bookshops bring to the long-term health of our trade."

--Patrick Neale, president of the U.K.'s Booksellers Association and co-owner of Jaffe & Neale Bookshop and Cafe, Chipping Norton, in a Bookseller article that asked a range of industry insiders what the new management team forged from the Penguin Random House merger should do.

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