Authors Guild Study Identifies Threats To Trade's Backlist Books

May 2000
Book Publishing Report;05/29/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 22, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on findings of a study by the Author's Guild Foundation indicating that the policies of national bookselling chains and corporate-owned publishers are imperiling the survival of midlist books. Languishing midlist books as blockbusters sell more copies; Rise of book superstores and decline of independents; Prominent placement given by chains to books for which publishers have paid a fee.


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