It was almost 80 years ago when the likes of Penguin Books made quality fiction available for mass market consumption at affordable prices.
But now, with sales down by nearly 25 per cent year-on-year, some senior industry experts are heralding the ‘death of the paperback’.
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Best line in this article? “Hardbacks will always sell. They are the ‘vinyl copies’ of the book industry.”