--- In email@example.com, "jacquesdebierue"
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "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.
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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