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L.A. Times Festival of Books Becomes Amazon Affiliate

Posted at 2:15PM Wednesday 05 Mar 2014

When the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books unveiled its list of authors scheduled to appear at this year's event April 12-13, independent booksellers in the area were shocked to see "buy" buttons next to the author names that click through to Amazon. Although the e-tailer is not listed as a LATFOB sponsor or exhibitor, the Festival has quietly become an Amazon affiliate, earning a commission on book sales by the e-tailer originating from its website.

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