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Amazon vs. Traditional Publishing

Kiana Davenport | Posted 11.06.2012 | Books
Kiana Davenport

My Chinese uncle had a favorite proverb: "Great misfortune disguises great good fortune." With the imminent publication of my new novel, The Spy Lover, I reflect on that proverb, and the events that occurred before the book was finally published.

The Big Six Book Publishers Need to Innovate Like the Good Americans That They Are

Jesse Aizenstat | Posted 04.24.2012 | Books
Jesse Aizenstat

It's a sad day for the Big Six publishers -- but not because they're in a bitter race to the bottom. It's sad because of their thinking. These publishers would rather close the doors and slash their staff than innovate in a changing market.

EBooks: Windbagging the Price Issue

Dan Agin | Posted 06.15.2012 | Books
Dan Agin

Here are some truths about the current brouhaha concerning the Department of Justice and the Big Six publishers and Apple controversy.

Debating Press Freedom in Egypt, and Everywhere Else

Maurice Chammah | Posted 01.16.2012 | Media
Maurice Chammah

Freedom is not condensible. It's a complex mixture of history and the personal experiences of journalists themselves, who in countries both "free" and "not free" exercise varying degrees of self-censorship for varying reasons.

Consumer Rights Firm Files Lawsuit Against Apple, 5 Big Publishers

eBookNewser | Jason Boog on August 9, 2011 5:50 PM | Posted 10.09.2011 | Books

Today consumer rights firm Hagens Berman filed a class action suit in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Apple and fi...