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John Birmingham's self published novel A Girl in Time - the first in a near-future dystopian series that imagine the US under a Trump presidency - was release in December last year.

The author of best sellers such as He died with a Falafel in his Hand and the 'Axis of Time' trilogy said he came to self publishing after a previous series 'tanked for a bunch of reasons I won't get into,' and suddenly his options for publishing narrowed.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Books + Publishing vol. 96 no. 4 May 2017 11199673 2017 periodical issue

    'Inefficiencies in the supply chain, the importance of data and competition for readers' leisure time were big issues raised at this year's leading Edge Books industry forum.

    Hopes for an improved supply chain seem to rest of TitlePage, which the Australian Publishers Association is keen to develop, but which is likely to require substantial investment from publishers and booksellers. Changes are already afoot in distribution, with Penguin Random House consolidating its two UBD distribution centres in Melbourne and changing its freight partner from Toll Group to TNT Australia to 'improve service levels and speed to market'.' (Editorial)

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