Three Percent #123: The Challenges of Selling Books

This week’s podcast opens with the sad news of Harry Mathews’s passing, then goes deep on Winter Institute, and a couple really long essays Chad wrote for Three Percent. There’s a lot that gets unpacked in this episode, from anticipatory lists and market acceleration, to the way that bookstores choose which titles to stock and how comp titles work.

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This week’s music is “I’m Gonna Live Forever (If it Kills Me)” by William Tyler.

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