BRAIN FOOD: Earning curve - Books

BRAIN FOOD: Earning curve - Books - Jeff Bezos, founder, dollars 5.74bn net worth

Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

Jeff Bezos, founder, dollars 5.74bn net worth

Stephen King's advance for Bag of Bones dollars 8m

Andrew Morton's advance for Monica's Story dollars 1.6m

Nigel Newton, Bloomsbury Publishing pounds 304,000 p.a.

Lynne Brindley, CEO, British Library pounds 100,000 p.a.

EM Schorb, prize at Frankfurt Book Fair dollars 50,000

Ghost writer per book, typically pounds 15,000

Bookbinder pounds 14,000 p.a.

Shop assistant at Waterstone's pounds 8,738 p.a.

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