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Amazongate: Melville House Says ‘We Don’t Need No Pots and Pans’ October 31, 2014: It’s on! In a recent report on the Melville House blog, MHP recaps Amazon’s plans to open a new pop-up warehouse in Manhattan, across from the Empire State Building, just in time for the [...] by

‘Intolerable’: Authors Against Amazon Speak Out September 30, 2014: When literary lions unite, we can only hope that it will strike fear into the hearts of keepers of the Amazon. This week NY Times reports that in addition to Hachette authors, the outcry into the [...] by

For Non-Subscribers: Jacket Copy Brings George Packer’s New Yorker Article to Surface February 17, 2014: Is Amazon bad for books? George Packer’s glimpse into the inner workings of the voracious mega-retailer is featured in the most recent issue of The New Yorker. Want to stay in the loop? The [...] by

Amazon Introduces Day One October 31, 2013: Amazon dropped a digital newsbomb yesterday with the announcement of a new Kindle-only weekly publication they’re calling Day One. It’s all about this: Amazon Publishing today announced [...] by

Small Press Publishers Are Kicking Amazon’s *$%! July 23, 2013: As in any whodunit mystery, readers have been left to wonder who is kicking Amazon’s virtual behind when it comes to bargains on small press samplings? the Guardian’s response: small [...] by

The Marketplace Fairness Act: Taxes for Books Purchased Online? May 8, 2013: Yes, friends, it’s true: we may have to pay taxes for books purchased online, if the Market Fairness Act, which just moved quickly through the Senate, also passes quickly through the House. The [...] by

David Pogue finally gets with the Tuscan Milk literary phenomenon December 17, 2010: Yesterday’s Pogue’s Posts proves that sometimes you have to forgo the latest in technology for a proven, if years old, winner. The comments section on Amazon.com’s Tuscan Milk has [...] by