Re: RARA-AVIS: Blockbusters

From: Fred Willard (
Date: 27 Jun 2009

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    I hope specialty publishers with exploit those niches and give a second life to backlists, as well as new novels.

    Some of my cohorts in the film business reported that there was a lively market for small budget films in Cannes, with some money people looking for 'less traditional' places to invest money.

    Hopefully, this trend could also involve books.


    On Jun 26, 2009, at 12:17 PM, Bill Crider wrote:

    > Years ago when a couple of my westerns were reprinted by Ballantine,
    > I met
    > the editor, who told me that Ballantine would no longer be doing
    > westerns.
    > I said that my books had done pretty well and even gone into a second
    > printing. She said that it was true that the western line was doing
    > okay
    > and was making money. "But," she said, "it's not making ENOUGH money."
    > Bill Crider
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