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BooksOctober 17, 2016

Chart of the Week: Is it time to write off book publishing?

Older woman standing on stack of books

They say everyone has a book in them – even assorted Real Housewives – but how many of us actually get published? And how healthy is the industry that supports our novelists, poets and non-fiction writers? Two charts from Figure.NZ take a closer look.

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For more data on the New Zealand publishing industry, check out Figure.NZ.

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Mad Chapman, Editor
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