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As Good As Delphi: One Future Of Publishing

Posted at 7:57AM Friday 12 Oct 2012

A very great deal is written about the future of book publishing - much more than on its present or past - and the only takeaway from all these oracles seems to be that a great empire will be destroyed. Or will it? I submit that most of the changes that publishing is undergoing are alterations in degree rather than kind, and that the DNA of the business already includes models that, with a little adaptation, will prove the key to its survival.

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