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The fact of the matter is that we are living in a world that is becoming increasingly dependent on data. As serial prices escalate and library budgets remain static, the inevitable result is cancellation of some journals. Your post (to me) came off really nasty, insecure, and rude. As one prominent literary agent told me, “This is a business run by English majors, not business majors.” A surpassing irony: for years many of us worried that the increasing conglomeration of publishers would reduce diversity. (We were wrong.) We also feared bloated overheads would hold editors hostage to an unsustainable commercial imperative. (We were right.) But little did we imagine that the blunderbuss for change would arrive in the form of an avaricious imperium called Amazon.

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By offering conveniences such as comfortable browsing areas, coffee bars, and special events such as book-signings, author readings, and children's story hours, these chains created "superstores" that provided an enjoyable atmosphere for consumers while expanding the overall market for books. Everyone in the potential audiences for a book already knows of hundreds of interesting and useful books to read but has little time to read any. When they are sold by the publisher to third parties the revenue is called "subrights income," which is subject to a certain percentage split between publisher and author as specified by the contract.

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Most print books are set in a serif font, due to publishers believing this type to be more readable. According to the discoverer of the early verse, it's "pretty powerful stuff." So the same mold would have had to be recreated to make the second letter.” They conclude that the process for creating movable type in Europe was more likely discovered in Italy some 20 years later. And so is the decline, even possibly the demise, of some old sorts of book.

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That’s a lot of e-books, which all on its own may prove an impressive figure, but what does it actually mean? Apple came out with its third-generation iPad in 2012. For professional and technical publishers like McGraw-Hill, our e-books cannot stand the low, mass market pricing some consumers think should be applied to every e-book. As for the Kindle, well, Smashwords says it's still waiting for Amazon to update its KDP intake systems so it automatically can ingest Smashwords titles as other retailers do (the 200 or so titles that Smashwords has loaded into KDP have been loaded manually).