The page gap.

/The page gap.

I mean, I’m sure no one would be surprised to find out that books by female authors are priced lower than books by male authors, but by 45%?1 Ouch.

  1. Or 9%, when things like genre-based price differences were controlled for. ^
2018-05-22T09:01:53+00:0031st October, 2018|Tags: books, culture|

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  1. promisedfall 31st October, 2018 at 12:22 am
  2. impossiblelibrary 31st October, 2018 at 12:37 am

    Factoring in genre based pricing differences doesn’t really change things for me, because there are genres, just like there are occupations, that are majority or stereotypically/historically women majority, which changes the difference in how that genre or occupation is valued. When science fiction was led by Mary Shelley, when all genre fiction was smushed under “romance,” it was by and for women, and it was looked down upon. Men picked up the scifi and fantasy pen and suddenly we needed… (more)

  3. kdhume 1st November, 2018 at 3:30 pm
  4. asexualagenderalone 1st November, 2018 at 3:31 pm

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