05/13/2010 10:26 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Amazon's Kindle Bestseller List Will No Longer Include Free eBooks

For some in publishing it may be a curiosity, for others a point of contention -- Amazon's practice of including free downloads in its list of most popular Kindle titles. It will soon no longer be an issue. A representative at the e-tailer has confirmed that the company will be splitting its Kindle bestseller list, creating one list for paid books and another for free titles. The date for the switch is vague -- the rep would only say it will happen in "a few weeks" -- but the switch will certainly be noticed.

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