Our Gift To The Author's Guild: An Ad For Brick & Mortar Book Stores

from the community-service dept

Not long ago, Tim Cushing wrote about Author's Guild president Scott Turow's curious assertion that brick-and-mortar book stores are the future of the industry. I didn't think that sounded very likely, but I like a good book store as much as the next person-over-20, so I thought I'd join forces with Tim to give Turow some help in his campaign. We put our heads together and produced this period-appropriate advertisement, for Turow and anyone else to use in advancing the cause of brick-and-mortar. Enjoy!

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    Pitabred, 28 Mar 2012 @ 8:00am

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    I believe the main point of this is that the author's guild is trying to shut down e-books. I completely agree that I like having a number of books in a hard copy. But that should be my choice whether I want a hard copy or an electronic one, depending on my needs and desires. Not the publishers forcing us one way or another. They're in the business of producing content, not telling people how to read that content.

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