I’m rich, I’m rich

I just got a royalty statement from Routledge.  I wrote a book with them in 2005, The Mechanics of Modernity, and last year I made exactly 16.58 pounds from it.  Why isn’t the book selling better? It could be a question of quality of course, but it could also be that it costs 180 US dollars. Only libraries can afford to buy it.  Good thing we don’t have to make a living from my income as an author.  The book is out in paperback next year, but I don’t expect to make any money from that either.

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