"The unlikely bestseller, clocking in at nearly 700 pages, is already serving as an interesting case study for modern book publishing.Here’s an unlikely bestseller: A 700-page book on 21st century economics
One of the hallmarks of the book's success is that it is sold out on Amazon, even though there is a digital version available on Kindle, too. (Disclaimer: The Washington Post is owned by Amazon's founder and chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos.)
"You can have it on your e-book reader, but that's not the same as having the book," said Donnelly. "I'm not saying this book is a Tiffany's bag, but nobody goes to Tiffany's and buys something and doesn't get that little blue bag. I think there's still some of that about books.""
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Here’s an unlikely bestseller: A 700-page book on 21st century economics
Supply and demand