Conversation with a (smart) undergraduate student yesterday, about the amount of money academics make from book sales. I asked him how much he thought an academic got in royalties for a £20 book. ‘About £9?’ It’s actually closer to 50p; perhaps £1 if you’ve struck a good deal…

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  1. stuartelden says:

    Reblogged this on Progressive Geographies and commented:

    A recent conversation on social media about royalties reminded me of this post from some years ago…

  2. Pingback: What happens after a book manuscript goes into production? | Progressive Geographies

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