RARA-AVIS: Re: Hard Case Crime series

From: davezeltserman (davezelt@rcn.com)
Date: 23 Nov 2008

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    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "jacquesdebierue"
    <jacquesdebierue@...> wrote:
    > --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, "davezeltserman" <davezelt@> wrote:
    > >
    > > Well, you could also make the argument that everytime a book is
    > > borrowed from a library, the author has the opportunity to make a new
    > > fan who could potentially buy more of that author's works in the
    > > future, or recommend the book to other readers, who might then
    > > purchase it.
    > >
    > >
    > But broadcast music and films bring royalties. Why not books? The
    > library is basically a broadcasting medium for the book.
    > Best,
    > mrt

    Libraries allow you to take out music CDS + dvds/videos also. I think all in all they're good for authors, and you would probably have more authors complaining about Amazon selling used books side-by-side with new books than about libraries.


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