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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 . . .

Guardian

Daily Mail

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)




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