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Hachette-Amazon deal–more bad news for the rest of us?

David Streitfield at the New York Times reports: “Amazon and Hachette Resolve Dispute.” More dominance for Amazon and the big publishers, less opportunity for everyone else? So far as I can tell from what we know (only the basics) and … Continue reading

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Selling books doesn’t make you a book publisher

Vanity Fair attempted an overview of the Amazon/Publishers fracus this month. Former Amazon employee Rebecca Allen discusses the Vanity Fair article on “The Zon” The self-pubs are interpreting both the Vanity Fair piece and Allen’s fairly neutral assessment of it … Continue reading

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Big 5 Publishing-Rolling in Money, Right?

Click to read the article at Digital Book World How Much Money The Big Publishers Actually Make To look at publisher earnings this way is a mistake. Most books barely earn their advance back and create very little if any … Continue reading

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