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Agent Pendergast: Fever Dream

Preston & Child’s 10th Special Agent Pendergast novel, Fever Dream, is the first of a trilogy about the agent’s long-lost wife, Helen, who was slain by a lion while they were on safari in Africa. 567 more words

Crime & Mystery

Book Distribution—The Only Constant Is Change

How has the internet transformed what we think of as more traditional distribution networks? How has Amazon, the largest online retailer for books, transformed the market? 1,672 more words

The Story Of Books

Review - Gideon's Sword by Preston & Child

In GIDEON’S SWORD, Preston and Child’s introduction of their brilliant new character, master-thief-turned-assassin Gideon Crew, is circumvented by a middling plot, resulting in a fun, but ultimately forgettable thriller. 282 more words

Reviews

Grisham, Stephen King And 900+ Authors Assail Jeff Bezos' Amazon Thuggery

UPDATES with more information: More than 900 authors including heavyweights Stephen King and John Grisham lent their names to a Sunday New York Times ad decrying… 329 more words

News

Barely Legitimate

Commentary on a certain author’s claims about Amazon damaging his sales…

“Lets look at this for a minute – Amazon, a retailer, is discouraging sales. Being of some small journalistic training, I went to Amazon, and found Douglas Preston. 220 more words

Writing

Authors United: A Letter to Our Readers (Re-Post)

As many of those who follow the blog know I read books that are often provided to me by self-published, independent, small press authors. I have recently heard about some things happening at Amazon that is impacting authors no matter their size. 2,634 more words