Hachette and Harper Collins in the UK are moving into impressive new buildings in London, projecting an aura of confidence and seriousness about their futures.
If publishers cut real estate overhead, would it allow them to pour more money into the books themselves? Or is paying high rent merely the price of doing business?
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In an article for the Paris Review, "This Month’s Most Expensive E-Books," Dan Piepenbring wonders what the limit is that people are willing to pay for an ebook.
From the Archives:
Several UK CEOs set the agenda going into next week’s London Book Fair. Top of the list: communicating with consumers and coping with the relentless pace of change in publishing.