Publisher at Allen & Unwin
Louise Thurtell is a publisher at Allen & Unwin.
If you love reading books, care about Australian writers and writing, and believe a viable Australian publishing industry is important, you should be alarmed by the prospect of the government changing the current importation laws for books.
I think Harper Lee was right -- many authors only have one good book in them, and some would be better to stop there. Yet these days no sooner has a first book performed well than the author is being pressured by his or her publisher to churn out a book a year.
22/02/2016 1:25 AM AEDT
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