How Much Should a Book Cost?Sunday, June 5 | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
- Writing & Publishing
The proliferation of chain bookstores in the ’90s, the more recent dominance of Amazon, and the advent of easy access to self-publishing tools has not only rocked the book world but redefined the expectations of readers. Amazon says books should cost less. Publishers say they should cost more. Writers and readers are stuck in the middle. An agent, a publisher, and a bookseller explain the economics that determine the price you pay for a book.