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FrontRow: Hay Festival debate: "Do we publish too many books?"

May 29th, 2015

Episode 920 of 1336 episodes

With the Hay Literary Festival in full swing, Front Row asks the question "Do we publish too many books?" In front of a live audience, Samira and the panel discuss some of the pressing issues that face the publsihing industry today. With Philip Jones editor of the trade journal The Bookseller, Crystal Mahey-Morgan Digital Sales and Marketing Director at Zed Books, Alexandra Pringle, the group editor in chief of Bloomsbury and Ali Sparks author of 41 books for children.

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