Tuesday, July 27, 2010


This morning my wife called me into the room to hear this story on NPR.  A press giving away their new books in return for a charity donation.  Publicity for their authors and their causes... an interesting idea.  Wonder if they'll still exist three years from now...
"The Kindle, the iPad and e-books are all part of a revolution that's shaking up the publishing business. The big question is how to ensure the book industry can remain profitable?  There's at least one publisher, however, that doesn't care about profits. For the past two years, the Concord Free Press, has been publishing books and giving them away for free..."
via National Public Radio

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