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Why do paperback books come out later?
Last Updated: 7th June, 2020
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Similarly one may ask, how long before a book comes out in paperback?
Some publishers release the paperback a yearafterthe hardback comes out, especially with popularmass-marketbooks expected to have high sales.Hardbacks have muchhigher profit margins than paperbacks.Some publishersrelease the paperback six months after pubdate.
Additionally, why are books printed in hardcover first? The Reason Books Are Published inHardcoverFirst When you really love a book, or just scored a newonethat you're dying to read, it can be thrilling to pick up asmooth,shiny hardcover copy that creaks a little bit whenyou openit. But those hardcover books can be bulky, and newonesaren't cheap, either.
Also asked, how long after hardcover is paperback?
Contrast that with the book business, where it isstillcommon for publishers to wait nine months to a yearafter abook is released in hardcover toproduce a lessexpensive paperback version.
Does hardcover and paperback have different ISBN?
For example, paperback andhardcoverversions of the same title will have differentISBNs.International Edition textbooks have adifferent ISBNthan the standard edition. If a book isreprinted by its samepublisher without any changes or revisions, itwill keep the sameISBN.