Friedman warns of 3-for-2 devaluation

<p>If the London Book Fair "Hot Topic" session, "Publishing--The Next Decade," didn't exactly live up to its decade-oriented promise, it did offer intriguing insight about the opinions of four top publishing executives regarding the current and just-upcoming state of affairs in the industry. And while the conversation's accent was decidedly British, American ears perked up especially when one of the panelists, Jane Friedman, president and c.e.o., HarperCollins Publishers Worldwide, said that she'd heard from "someone" that "three-for-two" pricing was on its way to the US; the practice has b...

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