As painful as pricing issues may be in the marketplace and in authors’ efforts to put together a living, the real question is what happens in the public mind when pricing goes through the floor? Read More
'Tales of Two Markets': Publishing Industry Issues and Observations
The architecture of the publishing industry today is changing amid “abundant” content and digital developments. Philip Jones and Andrew Albanese discussed the trends in a session led by Porter Anderson, Publishing Perspectives. Read More
Are Book Prices Too Low?
‘A long summer absorbed in our colouring-in books’ My colleague Philip Jones at The Bookseller today is making the case today in his leader piece that Harper Lee’s endlessly watched Go Set a Watchman “is the latest big title to demonstrate how the trade’s pricing strategy remains too set on using discount to drive sales —… Read More