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Overview

How do publishers work and make money? Why do they exist?

This expanded and thoroughly revised fourth edition of Inside Book Publishing is designed for students of publishing, authors needing to find out publishing secrets, and those wanting to get in or get on in the industry. It addresses the big issues – globalization of publishing, the impact of the internet – and explains publishing from the author contract to the bookshop shelf.

It covers:

  • how the present industry has evolved
  • publishing functions – editorial, design and production, marketing, sales and distribution, and rights
  • the role of the author
  • copyright and contracts
  • the sales channels for books in the UK, from the high street to ebooks
  • getting a job in publishing.

It features:

  • topic boxes written by expert contributors
  • a glossary of publishing terms
  • suggestions for further reading
  • a directory of publishing organizations
  • a Companion Website at: http://www.insidebookpublishing.com/.
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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
‘the definitive text for all who need to learn about the publishing industry’- Publishing Training Centre

‘a crucial title if you are looking to enter the industry’- Suzanne Collier, bookcareers.com

'a real joy to look at and use. Navigation is excellent... accurate and well presented.' - Publisher's Association Newsletter

'an excellent introduction to [publishing], managing to be both comprehensive and concise... a perfect starting point.' - The Fiction Desk

‘a 300 page overview which moves logically through the work of “typical” departments and considers different publishing sectors as it does so. Includes plenty of examples, case studies and “Expert, focus and skills boxes”. Unless you can confidently claim to have a well-rounded understanding of publishing, this is a great book for when you want to check what a bit of jargon means, or beef up the financial case for a marketing idea by refreshing your memory of how a book’s P&L is calculated. Fabulous to have as a shelf reference whatever your department.’- Rachel Maund, Marketability

'No matter your age Inside Book Publishing makes for a pleasant reading experience. Throughout, the book is reader friendly and such sections as the Glossary, directory of organisations, networking opportunities, sources, web resources and training courses are an invaluable orientation for the reader. It is well pitched at the dedicated beginner, and liberally illustrated with book covers, page proofs, workflows, tables, halftones and figures... For those entering this culturally and intellectually rewarding industry, this 4th edition should prove to be as useful an investment in a professional capacity as it is in an academic one. - InPrint

'This is an excellent book. I have owned a copy since the first edition... and can thoroughly recommend this edition, which has been expanded as well as updated... [Inside Book Publishing] will help us to understand the industry in which many of us work. I believe that this understanding helps us to be better in our trade, and I recommend this book to everyone.' - Society for Editors and Proofreaders

'an amazingly comprehensive work which is now the definitive textbook for any publishing course, and an invaluable source of ideas, information and inspiration for those about to join or in the early years in the industry. … this fourth [edition] has not only brought the coverage of the industry right up to date with e-books, POD, etc., but a comprehensive rewrite and redesign has made it approachable and entertaining as well as highly informative. No one embarking on a career in publishing should fail to read it - and even those with a few years’ experience will find useful things in it.’- Nicholas Jones, Strathmore Publishing

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415441575
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/11/2008
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Giles Clark is the Copublishing Adviser at The Open University

Angus Phillips is Director of the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, Oxford Brookes University.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. A Short History of Modern Trade Publishing 3. The Consolidation of Non-Consumer Publishing 4. The Characteristics of the Main Publishing Sectors 5. Creating and Protecting Value 6. The Author 7. Commissioning 8. The Author Contract and Product Development 9. Design and Production 10. Marketing 11. Sales and Distribution 12. Rights Sales 13. The Sales Channels for Books in the UK 14. Getting Into Publishing

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