Edit of 5 Jul 09: At 288 pages, the paperback should be no more than $30.00 instead of $49.00. Authors are encouraged to publish their own books via reliable online “as needed” publishers.
I publish books and know they cost a penny a page to produce in lots of 2500 or more.
The title and the content are superb.
The pricing is despicable and I will ignore this book for that reason.
I urge the authors to approach me, I can publish this book for sale at no more than $34.94 (it costs about $10,000 to print, Amazon pays 45% of the list price to publishers).
This is outrageous in every sense of the word. No author should allow their work to be handled in this fashion. The individual chapters should be available directly from Amazon for micro-cash, and this publisher should be put out of business.