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In Contrast to Argentina's Import Problems . .

Yesterday, I wrote a bit about the cost of imported books in Argentina and the impact this has on access. (In case you’re interested, Scott Esposito wrote an interesting piece a while back about the cost of books.) Oddly enough, it seems like Australia has a related, yet different sort of problem—publishers ...

That's One Way of Doing Business

A number of places are abuzz about Australian bookstore chain Angus & Robertson’s new “pay to play” policy requiring small- and mid-sized Australian publishers and distributors to pay between $2,500 and $100,000 (that’s in Aussie dollars, FYI) in order to have their books stocked. The Sydney Morning ...