Inside Book Publishing
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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A short history of modern trade publishing
The consolidation of nonconsumer publishing
The characteristics of the main publishing sectors
Creating and protecting value
The author contract and product development
The sales channels for books in the UK
Getting into publishing
Directory of publishing organizations
Scholarships and grants