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Publishers Turn To The Crowd To Find The Next Best Seller

Posted at 7:33AM Tuesday 12 Aug 2014

By inverting the usual process of releasing a book first and finding an audience later, publishers are aiming to become more like the rest of the entertainment industry, where new TV shows and films are subjected to rigorous market testing before they are shown.

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