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Group Of Writers Issue Warning To Amazon

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Writers published by Hachette Book Group and their allies are planning to appeal directly to the board of Amazon.com Inc to find a way out...

On Amazon's 'Offer' to Hachette Authors

Emma Walton Hamilton | Posted 09.10.2014 | Books
Emma Walton Hamilton

In the end, what continues to rise up in the debate -- and what Amazon seemingly continues to ignore -- is the fact that books are different from the myriad other products that Amazon sells.

Remember the Future: Hachette and Amazon

Michele Somerville | Posted 08.25.2014 | Books
Michele Somerville

Many fine poets never get paid, but I am a poet who occasionally does get paid, thanks to Amazon. That alone is not a good reason to take the side of Amazon in the current publishing conflict.

Apple Settles E-book Antitrust Case

Reuters | Supriya Kurane | Posted 08.16.2014 | Technology

(Adds Re/Code report) By Supriya Kurane June 17 (Reuters) - Apple Inc reached an out-of-court settlement with U.S. stat...

How to Turn the Amazon/Hachette Battle Into a Can't-miss Opportunity

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 08.10.2014 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

It's OK to get mad but encouraging consumers to boycott Amazon is not productive and it won't work.

Shoppers Boycott 'Big Bad' Amazon, Head To Walmart.com

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business

The battle between Amazon and publishing giant Hachette has created an unlikely opportunity for Walmart -- free publicity and a sales bump for Walmart...

Amazon vs. Hachette: A Custody Battle for the Future of Books?

Emma Walton Hamilton | Posted 08.02.2014 | Books
Emma Walton Hamilton

While it may seem as if this is a private custody battle between two parental behemoths, the potential impact of the Amazon/Hachette battle is greater than many of us may realize. And until it is resolved, and possibly long after the fact, it stands to damage those most vulnerable readers.

Amazon, Bezos and Book Publishers: Can One Reconcile the Cognitive Dissonance?

Clay Calvert | Posted 07.14.2014 | Media
Clay Calvert

Here's a new one for the cognitive dissonance file: simultaneously holding optimistic feelings about Jeff Bezos, the owner of a major newspaper, with pessimistic ones about Amazon.com, the company for which Bezos serves as president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board.

Publisher Accuses Amazon Of Delaying Delivery Of Its Books

The New York Times | Posted 05.09.2014 | Books

Amazon has begun discouraging customers from buying books by Malcolm Gladwell, Stephen Colbert, J. D. Salinger and other popular writers, a flexing of...

Hachette Makes Big Acquisition

AP | Posted 07.01.2013 | Books

PARIS -- Hachette Book Group, a division of French publishing giant Hachette Livre, says it's buying Disney's Hyperion, in a deal that will significan...

Andrew Losowsky

WATCH: Hachette Makes Moving 'It Gets Better' Video

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Losowsky | Posted 12.06.2012 | Books

The 'It Gets Better' Project was founded in September 2010 by columnist and author Dan Savage and his husband Terry Miller, "to show young LGBT people...

3 Books By Christopher Hitchens Coming In April

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | Books

NEW YORK — Three of Christopher Hitchens' most contentious books are coming back into print, and debuting in digital form. Twelve, an imprint o...

James Patterson Makes Startling Amount In eBook Sales

AP | Posted 08.01.2011 | Books

NEW YORK -- James Patterson is an e-book mega-seller. The Hachette Book Group announced Wednesday that e-sales for the prolific author of such blockb...

Understanding How the Traditional Publishing Model Works

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 07.05.2011 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

In order to succeed in publishing, you must have a working knowledge of all facets of the market. Understanding traditional publishing is one of them.

New Bill Cosby Book Being Released In November

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK -- Bill Cosby has not run out of words or wisdom. The actor and comedian will have a new book of humor, "I Didn't Ask to be Born, But I'm ...

Hachette Book Group Attacked By Bedbugs

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

First they hit the fashion conscious and the voluptuous, now they're after the pedantic. A bedbug infestation caused Hachette Book Group to close its...

Why James Patterson Is Worth $150 Million

Forbes | David Whelan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When Hachette Book Group announced a landmark deal with author James Patterson on Tuesday, the numbers were stunning. It calls for him to churn out 17...