Book Prices and the Minimum Wage

May 30, 2018

Only a wealthy man could lament, as Len Riggio did yesterday that “the average paperback costs two and a half times the minimum wage. When I started,” he said “it was one half the minimum wage.” Speaking at the opening of Book Expo in New York Riggio said that the high prices of books is impeding a new generation of readers. (more…)

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BEA Wrap-up – Publishing Reborn

June 9, 2011

Here, after a pause that refreshed, a BEA (Book Expo America) wrap-up:

What a great week it was. (more…)

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