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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 folks at Jacket Copy covered this article and included a few highlights for your perusal. Their write-up is so good, we couldn't help but purchase a hard [...] 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 Day One, a weekly digital publication dedicated to short fiction—including work from debut authors and stories from around the world translated into [...] 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 press publishers are the ones giving better discounts on small press titles than Amazon. Yes, the word on the street is: buy your small press titles directly from [...] 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 Market Fairness Act supports equal taxation for three-dimensional (ye St. Marks Bookshop, ye Moe's Books, ye Seminary Co-op) and online (ye Amazon.com, [...] 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 become an unintentional literary community, playing host to thousands of writers inspired by this "one gallon paperweight" that makes a "baby’s new face burst into [...] by