Tag Archives: Amazon

My Take on the Amazon-Hachette Dispute

Hi. Barb here. I’m not sure the world really needs another take on the ongoing, fraught, negotiations between Amazon and the publisher Hachette, but it’s a main topic of conversation among the writers, readers, agents, editors and booksellers I know. … Continue reading

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Somethin’ Happening in Here

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here.  And I’m feeling sort of nostalgic. This is partly because I’ve had a lot of interest from publishers of late in my backlist, AKA my early books that are hard to find. Gratifying to know … Continue reading

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Baby, Meet Bathwater

Hello again from Sarah Graves, thinking today about this morning’s headline: “Richard Russo boycotts e-books.” Well, of course he is doing no such thing. He’s simply decided to publish one book, a collaboration with his daughter and son-in-law called Interventions, … Continue reading

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Purloined Prose: Stolen “tales of lust, incest, violence, and straight-up kink…”

Jim Hayman:  A month or so ago I wrote a blog for this site about the growing problem of the wholesale theft and subsequent sale of intellectual property by Internet pirates.  Just this weekend, I came across a related article … Continue reading

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The Year of the EBook?

Paul Doiron here to kick off the holidays with Topic A in the book world today: Ebooks. This weekend, thousands of people will be unwrapping presents to discover devices they’ve never used or thought they needed. Kindles and iPads and … Continue reading

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