A long essay on the economics of fiction paperbacks written by a Tor staffer is getting wide linkage. I first encountered the story on BoingBoing and now it has shown up on TeleRead.
I wonder what comparable figures are for numismatic publications?
For the hypothetical fiction paperback, the print run is 35,000 copies at 55 cents a copy for printing and binding.
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