“The reading of books is growing arithmetically; the writing of books is growing exponentially.” – Gabriel Zaid A piquant observation made in Zaid’s 2003 work, “So Many Books: Reading and Publishing in an Age of Abundance”. How prophetic he was. Fast-forward 13 years, and we’re witnessing an alarming asymmetry between reader growth and book numbers. Across key formats, the number of new books released per year is not matched by a commensurate increase in readers. The result? […]