book2book

  booktrade.info

Search Booktrade.info:  


Friday 22nd August

Book2book Home Book Trade News Trade Announcements Bestseller Lists About Booktrade.info

Amazon vs Hachette: Publishing Battle Escalates

Posted at 7:49AM Saturday 24 May 2014

Jeffery Deaver: "Because of a dispute with Hachette Book Group, which publishes The Skin Collector, Amazon has chosen to attempt to intimidate publisher, authors and readers alike by significantly reducing purchase price discounts of my books and those written by other Hachette authors,"

But look on the bright side, books (when they are available) are being sold at or near 'full' price . . .

Daily Mail

Guardian

publishingperspectives.com

PW

gigaom.com

Literary Saloon: I do hope publishers get a bit more aggressive in their negotiating tactics. Or learn some tactics . . .

'Don't believe the spin' in Amazon vs. Hachette affair (David Gaughran)




Get book trade news by email

Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just £3 a month. Click on the Subscribe button below to sign up now

Find out more


Search the news archive:
 






More Book Trade News

La Mamounia Literary Award Finalists
www.complete-review.com

La Mamounia Literary Award Nominates 8 Candidates for its 5th Edition.

Is Apple Needling Amazon
www.digitalbookworld.com

Go to the iBooks store on your Apple device and notice a curious thing: George Orwell's picture dominates the front page.

WH Smith On Course To Meet Full-year City Forecasts
www.thegrocer.co.uk

WH Smith is on course to meet City expectations when it announces its full-year results in October

HarperCollins Humble Ebook Bundle With Gaiman, Bujold, Coelho, Williams, And More
boingboing.net

Name your price for more than 12 DRM-free books from HarperCollins, support charity, and strike a blow for freedom!

J-Lo Releases Tell-all Love Book
www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Publishing 'True Love' with Penguin books in November

Richard Dawkins Apologises For Causing Storm With Down's Syndrome Tweet
www.theguardian.com

Author told woman on Twitter it would be immoral not to abort pregnancy if she knew baby had Down's syndrome

Account Sign-In

Most Popular Stories

  1. Is Apple Needling Amazon
  2. German Minister For Culture And Media: Amazon 'Should Not Endanger Diversity'
  3. Benedict Cumberbatch's Shere Khan To Battle Idris Elba's Rival Cat In Andy Serkis's Jungle Book
  4. Amazon's Awful War Of Words
  5. Richard Dawkins Apologises For Causing Storm With Down's Syndrome Tweet
  6. Book Publishers Scrambling For Cover In Wake Of 'Adult' Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Cover Controversy
  7. La Mamounia Literary Award Finalists
  8. Readers Absorb Less On Kindles Than On Paper, Study Finds
  9. You've Heard Of The Netflix Of Books. Here's The Redbox Of Books
  10. HarperCollins Humble Ebook Bundle With Gaiman, Bujold, Coelho, Williams, And More