Go to Amazon.com right now, and you’ll probably find a book that you’re looking for for $.01. Even with shipping, that’s a steal. The New York Times takes a look into the industry of buying books in bulk (sometimes from the trash) and reselling them for a penny.
Barnes & Noble has been one of the world’s most successful booksellers since it was founded in 1873, and in that time, they’ve changed the bookstore market more than once. MentalFloss has a great list of 14 facts about the company that you might not have known about.
Yesterday we posted a chart from Hugh Howey's new report on author earnings, showing indie and self-published authors pulling ahead of people published by the "big five" in terms of total unit sales. Now here's another chart from an e-book publishing expert who's calling some of Howey's conclusions into question.