Discuss these questions with the members of your breakout room. Select one member of your breakout room to present your answer to the large room after we close the breakout rooms.

Room 1

What is a trade book? How is different than a mass-market paperback?

Room 2

How are audiobooks different than electronic books? How do they differ from print books?

Room 3

What is a book imprint? What is an example of one owned by a major publisher?

Room 4

Contrast the roles of two editors in contemporary book publishing.

Room 5

Where are books sold today?

Room 6

How does consolidation affect the contemporary book industry?

Room 7

What is a loss leader in the book industry?

Room 8

List an example of a producer, a distributor, and an exhibitor in the contemporary book industry.