THE LOOMING THREAT TO OUR BOOK INDUSTRY IS BAD FOR AUTHORS, PUBLISHERS … BUT MOSTLY FOR YOU

People tend to tune out when they hear the words “productivity commission”, “parallel importation restrictions”, and “book publishing industry” in the same sentence. It’s a complicated issue, but trust me, it’s one you need to care about because the threat and danger is appallingly simple: our very culture is at stake.

From Susan Hawthorne; more at The Guardian, 04 May 2016