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Book publishing isn’t escaping the problems that beset newspapers.

Ian Jack in The Guardian says royalties are crashing, jobs are being lost and work drying up.

And the reason:  Jack says generations are now growing up with the idea that “words should be read electronically for free”.  Fair enough, but I wonder who foots the bills.

Ian

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Written by ianandsue

May 5, 2009 at 1:26 am

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