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A Survey of Surreally Priced Books by the Author


In 2010 when The Logic of Steel went out of print a Japanese book seller sold 10 new copies for $249.99 each. Ever since then my books have been the subject of speculation. Please, don’t pay inflated prices for my books.

The Logic of Steel: $560.56

Out of print since 2010

My Royalty: $0.85

http://www.amazon.com/Logic-Steel-Fighters-Encounters-Paperback/dp/B00ZLVQUNE/ref=sr_1_72?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1441154494&sr=1-72&keywords=james+lafond&pebp=1441154557905&perid=07N9VXF9EPHHYVFJKVCH

THE Logic of Force: $1,020.78

Out of print since 2015

My Royalty: $0.23

http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B00SCUTOG6/ref=sr_1_69_twi_pap_1_olp?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1441154494&sr=1-69&keywords=james+lafond

Den of The Ender: $1, 509.73

In print

The actual retail of this item is $10.80

My Royalty: $0.94

http://www.amazon.com/James-LaFond-Ender-Second-Paperback/dp/B00SCUT13M/ref=sr_1_66?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1441154494&sr=1-66&keywords=james+lafond&pebp=1441155493895&perid=07N9VXF9EPHHYVFJKVCH

The Fighting Edge: $238.02

Out of print since 2007

My Royalty: $0.65

http://www.amazon.com/Fighting-Edge-Martial-Better-Paperback/dp/B00ZLVQ0T8/ref=sr_1_74?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1441155676&sr=1-74&keywords=james+lafond

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Steve Parker, M.D.September 2, 2015 3:46 AM UTC

I assume "Den of the Ender" includes a certified accurate map to the Lost Dutchman's gold mine in the Superstition Mts of Arizona.

-Steve
responds:September 2, 2015 9:24 AM UTC

Indeed it does—not—and a not yet invented time machine is required to access the disappointing facts!