Why this Tucson author only made 100 copies of his new book, 'Algorithm of a Culture'

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Friday, May 19, 2023 - 1:52pm

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Márquez Price
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Márquez Price

Writers often challenge the accepted norms of our culture. But Márquez Price is challenging the very way in which writing gets out into the world.

Price is an author based in Tucson who saw some success with his first book, "My Train is on Schedule." For this next project, he decided to do things a little differently.

"Algorithm of a Culture" is a book of poetry — but we can’t tell you where you can buy it. That’s because Price only made 100 copies of the book and sold each of them for $100.

The Show spoke with Price about the novel business model and his work.

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