195405Re: OT: Middle Egyptian dictionary/grammar in Russian
- Mar 1, 2013On 03/01/2013 10:19 PM, George Corley wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 2:53 PM, taliesin the storyteller wrote:The publishers own the book clubs, the media (some tv-channels, some
>> On 03/01/2013 06:56 PM, George Corley wrote:
>>> How much do the ebooks cost. Sadly, the facts of publishing right now are
>>> such that publishers vary in how they price ebooks. Some of them even
>>> price the ebook higher than the paperback, even though the ebook is
>>> probably cheaper to produce.
>> I get the privilege of paying VAT on ebooks but not on paper books. So
>> most ebooks are more expensive than most hardcovers. But then again, even
>> an ebook only costs one fourth of what a paperbook bought locally written
>> in my L1 does... I can't afford to read in my first language!
> That's kind of messed up. Does Norway have a big printing lobby or what?
newspapers), the printers and the book stores. And the politicians :)
They're currently pushing for a law that says they get to set and freeze
book prices, making law out of what have been custom.
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