Re: RARA-AVIS: Pay for weight

From: Doug Bassett (
Date: 03 Mar 2000

You know, instead of picking on the poor guy :) we ought to realize that this sort of thinking must be very common, or we wouldn't have so many padded books. Could it be something as simple as price? Would people buy a good, reasonably short book -- like Joe Lansdale's SAVAGE SEASON -- if it were promoted properly and priced cheaper?


--- David White <> wrote:
> Okay, I remember albums, and double cds and all... I
> believe EXILE ON MAIN
> STREET is one of the greatest double albums ever....
> I don't even think
> this has anything to do with quality, my original
> statement... because I'd
> much rather read early Parker or even Ian Fleming
> over a lot fo stuff...
> it just bugs me when I have to pay seven bucks for a
> short book when a 400
> page book is published at the same price... maybe
> they should charge more
> for longer books and then I can't complain...
> -Dave

===== Doug Bassett
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