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A Book Buyer’s Perspective

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If you’ve ever wondered how independent bookstores go about selecting titles to order and how many copies to request, check out this post.

On the surface, this piece is about the unbelievably big names crammed into the fall Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group catalog. In addition to an evaluation of that lineup of heavy hitters, this piece also shows the interaction between a book buyer and the publisher rep. It’s a great insight into the process that many aspiring authors never see.

[via Nathan Bransford.]