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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 Colonies of the Mind; Republics of Dreams: Australian Publishing Past and Future
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  • Edited version of the keynote address given by Richard Flanagan to the Australian Publishers Association book Publishers Association Industry Forum, sydney, 18 June 2003

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    y separately published work icon Making Books : Contemporary Australian Publishing David Carter (editor), Anne Galligan (editor), St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2007 Z1405089 2007 anthology criticism (taught in 3 units)
    • Is the Australian publishing industry flourishing or floundering?
    • What is the future of the book?
    • Has lifestyle replaced literary publishing?
    • Have new technologies revolutionised the nature of the industry?

    'Making Books addresses these questions and many others in a wide-ranging study of contemporary Australian publishing. It also provides a sophisticated introduction to the structure and dynamics of the Australian publishing industry which turns over almost two billion dollars a year.

    'Leading industry practitioners and academics analyse the industry in the context of social, cultural and legal forces. They write revealingly on the culture of the publishing house, editorial practice and policy, Bookscan, new technologies and the 'decline' of literary publishing.

    'Making Books will be an indispensable companion for arts industry professionals, those in the publishing industry, and scholars of book history or publishing studies.' (Publisher's blurb)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2007
    pg. 132-148
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