Inside Book Publishing
Routledge, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 302 pages
How do publishers work and make money? Why do they exist?
This expanded and thoroughly revised fourth edition of Inside Book Publishing is designed for students of publishing, authors needing to find out publishing secrets, and those wanting to get in or get on in the industry. It addresses the big issues – globalization of publishing, the impact of the internet – and explains publishing from the author contract to the bookshop shelf.
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Very helpful and clearly written piece offering the insiders look at the publishing business.
Review: Inside Book PublishingUser Review - Olivier Bosman - Goodreads
It gives a good idea of what goes in the UK publishing world. The only problem with this issue is that it was released just before e-readers really took off, making it somewhat redundant as presumably a lot has changed in the publishing world with the rise of e-books Read full review