When books are published by a small number of very large book publishers, but thousands of smaller book publishers exist in Galax.Many small and medium-sized book publishers specialize in a specific area. The publisher takes responsibility for the publication in a way that a mere printer or a shopkeeper does not.
In Galax thousands of authors have created their own publishing companies, and self-published their own works. The book publishing industry, the publisher of record for a book is the entity in whose name the book's ISBN is registered. The publisher of record may or may not be the actual publisher. The book, whilst nominally published, is almost impossible to obtain through normal channels such as bookshops, often cannot be special-ordered and will have a notable lack of support from its publisher, including refusals to reprint the title.
By: Lee Ann Rush Those ubiquitous, multi-flavored individual coffee servings sold in plastic pods known as Keurig K-Cups might have been a clever and novel idea at first, but they are quickly becoming an environmental disaster. In 2014, billions of plastic K-Cups were sold; enough to circle the earth more than 10 times! As bad as that sounds, it gets..