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The big Norwegian book fire

Every year, publishers send tons of new, unread books to the incinerator at Brobekk. Others take the spoon in their own hands and insulate the henhouse with its residue. By Sigri Sandberg M.

(THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY MACHINE TRANSLATED by Google from Norwegian)

[book bonfire] – I have insulated my hen house with leftovers.

Niels Christian Geelmuyden is on the phone, we get in the car. What happens to books after launches, shelf wear and cheap sales? Geelmuyden's Hegnar biography was printed in 15.000 copies in 2002. It sold 6000 copies, this year it was on Mammut sale for the second time. These days, unsold Mammut books are being removed from bookstores. Publishers now have two choices: Drive in stock. . . .

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