Inside the Australian and New Zealand book industry

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‘There is no getting around it: for Australians, attending an international book fair always means a long-haul flight … It’s also expensive. Yet the evidence is overwhelming, from lists of fair attendees to deal chronologies: fair attendance is a key rights-selling strategy.’ —Academic Airlie Lawson uses data to show that despite the tyranny of distance, attending international book fairs is critical to Australian rights sales success.