Book launches just got better

It’s pretty obvious that the book industry, along with nearly all other businesses, will be hammered by the plague. The damage is somewhat mitigated by online ordering and delivery of printed books from you-know-who and by digital delivery of e-books and audiobooks. But that cannot compensate for traditional booksellers having to close their doors and media focussing almost exclusively on the many aspects of the crisis to the detriment of coverage of books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-01 14:21:00 UTC ]
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