Alice Bentley (alicebentley) wrote,
Alice Bentley

On which books make it to market

"... it's an uphill battle. An uphill battle on a craggy cliff that's quickly crumbling and shaking from the threat of piracy, digital book e-Readers, and the threat of retail bookstores disappearing in a cloud of bankruptcy."

Although Answerman from Anime News Network is talking more specifically about which mange series are chosen to be translated and released in the US, much of what he talks about can be generalized to the book market as a whole.

And that's a pretty powerful visual image....

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