Just like no one likes a sore loser, no one likes a cocky winner! But, allow me the relief a good shout of victory brings. We have won our battle against Parallel Importation of Books in a resounding victory - this morning the ALP Cabinet … Continue reading VICTORY IS OURS!
When Professor Allan Fels appeared on a panel at the Open Forum on PIs at the Melbourne Writers Festival on Saturday night and said, ‘Authors are being whipped up into frenzy by their publishers,’ I knew then this man (who is among the group calling … Continue reading ‘FRENZIED AUTHORS’ ARE A DANGEROUS MOB
For a forthright, informative and very readable view of this vexing situation facing Australian authors, publishers, book buyers, booksellers and the Australian Government body, the Productivity Commission, read HENRY'S BLOG. Henry Rosenbloom is the publisher at SCRIBE PUBLICATIONS, an independent book-publishing company based in Melbourne. … Continue reading Henry’s view on Parallel Imports of books into Australia
Many Australian eyes will be on Barack Obama’s Inauguration to the White House on Tuesday the 20th January. But Tuesday marks a far more important date for Australian readers and writers. It’s D-day for submissions to the Australian Government Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the lifting … Continue reading The gloves are off!