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What's at stake in the Amazon versus Hachette dispute

While some call Amazon “the best thing to happen to storytellers since the invention of movable type”, the big book publishers see the online retailer as more of an immovable object. 316 more words


Amazon Does E-Book Math For Hachette In Arguing For $9.99 Prices

“If we want a healthy reading culture, we have to work hard to be sure books actually are competitive against these other media types, and a big part of that is working hard to make books less expensive,” 11 more words


Amazon to Hachette: E-books should be cheaper than print books. Duh

The ongoing war between Amazon and major book publisher Hachette shows no signs of stopping.

After failing to satisfy Hachette authors with better e-book pricing, … 325 more words


Bookity Things Reflection: how heinous does Amazon have to be before you boycott?

I’ve labeled this a ‘Bookity Things’ topic because while I may be focusing on the publishing/book side of things, it does affect most retailers in any industry.  791 more words


Amazon says No to Pre-orders of Hachette Titles

I won’t say this was unexpected. We all knew this was bound to happen. Hachette knew this, Amazon knew this and probably Hachette’s authors knew this as well. 225 more words


Amazon, Hachette, coffee and the psychology of change

I’ve written several posts here about how wonderful current changes in publishing and modern technology are. But not everyone sees those changes like I do, and if we’re to discuss them with any intelligence then it’s important to think about why. 627 more words


Amazon opens up about Hachette dispute

If you’ve been following the soap opera of Amazon vs Hachette and vice versa, you know that it’s created quite the rift between traditionally published authors (some of whom are also betrothed, contractually, to Hachette) and independently published authors. 245 more words