Kindle singles find print weakness and overcomes the “… hole has existed for 500 years; it’s baked into the print model. The high fixed overheads of book production – printing, binding, warehousing and distributing a labour-intensive physical object – have tended to make books of fewer than 100 pages too expensive for the customer. (And print magazines and newspapers can take works of only 10, maybe 15 pages, max.) (via The big short – why Amazon’s Kindle Singles are the future | Books | The Guardian)

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