"Britain's situation wasn't unparalleled; America had undergone the big brand publishing takeover years before. But America is bigger, and publishing diversity stood a better chance of flourishing."
"It wasn't that Random House and Waterstone's didn't fill an important niche in the British book world. Rather, there didn't seem to be room for anyone else."
Two quotes from "The bigger, the better? The British small publisher begs to differ"
By Tara Mulholland International Herald Tribune
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2006