Here is a curious fact: as an Australian, I cannot buy my own book. Now that isn't quite true. I can buy the locally published version of Parentonomics in bookstores here or I can get overseas bookstores to send me the non-Australian version. Even factoring in shipping costs, I would save about $7 by getting the book from the US and it would be hardcover to boot (although you would have to put up with reading "diaper" instead of "nappy").
But that isn't the cheapest way to get the book. If you have a Kindle - Amazon.com's e-Reader - you can get the book for $A12.59, which is 40 per cent of the Australian bookstore price. I've had an opportunity to try it out and it is by far the best way to read my book as wel [Read Full Text]
Professor of Management Innovation Research Program, Centre for Ideas and The Economy