Friday, January 6, 2012

Best Selling Item

These days, when the differences between readers, authors, and publishers are blurring like never before, it's unusual to be surprised by anything occurring in the retail book environment. But there's a fascinating detail on the bottom of this list of the year's bestsellers on the tumblr blog of New York booksellers McNally Jackson. Sure they list the books, but note the detail in the paragraph below that. Their number one selling "item" was the set-up fee for folks printing self-published books on their Espresso Book Machine.

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