bigness is the bane of any creative or responsive activity, and publishing is no exception.
The bigness, as evident in the Penguin Random House merger, has reached obscene proportions.
At the same time, I think "bigness" as the metric is the wrong way to look at it.
The power of bigness corrupts by spreading the twisted logic of bigness.
If absolute power corrupts absolutely, we might now understand that bigness works in a similar way.
And the mere weight of this bigness is an added disadvantage.
Now the bigness only emphasized the dreariness and desolation.
This creature is about the bigness of a horse, and ten or twelve feet long.
The richness of the world was crowding on him, the bigness of it, the dangers.
The world had disappeared—hidden in its bigness; the world, indeed, was just at present a patty-dish.