now experiencing a concentration on fewer books derived from an obsession with bestsellers and celebrity, and an increasing sense that what is good is that which sells large volumes. As a result most serious or marginal books now begin life with a decreasing exposure in bookshops.
Friday, March 07, 2008
The Web as the Saviour of Serious Literature
Faber publisher Stephen Page continues to urge the publishing world to embrace the web, which he sees as the saviour of serious literature in a book world