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Merchants of Culture by John B. Thompson
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May 24, 12

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Pretty comprehensive view of the publishing industry today. I kind of wish I would've read a digital copy only because that would've lent itself to instant updates, which would've meant a synopsis of the DOJ's antitrust suit against the publishers and Apple, but I'm not sure that Thompson has actually examined that, or that he is actively keeping Merchants of Culture up to date aside from the occasional new edition. Overall, it was a really well-written and informative study of an industry I find quite fascinating yet befuddling. I would highly recommend it for anyone interested in publishing as well as business in general.
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David Fleming Thanks for this recommendation. I'm looking into it.


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