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Keen On… Tucker Max: How An Asshole Is Blowing Up The Publishing Industry [TCTV]

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http://techcrunch.com – Through bestselling books like I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell, many of you will be familiar with the self-proclaimed asshole Tucker Max. Less well known is Max’s commitment to blowing up the traditional publishing industry and replacing it with a business model in which authors get a significantly bigger piece of the pie. As he explained to me when he came into our San Francisco studio today, he has reversed the “crappy” business model of a 92.5/7.5% split on revenue between the publisher and author so that the author now gets almost 90% of a book’s revenue. The id (IT news)