A thoughtful post on Amazon and the fate of books. Warning, does contain swearing.
Beautiful people, a moment of your time, if you will.
I won’t bang on at length about this (there are many who will), but there’s some important stuff you should be made aware of.
If you are a book lover, THIS SHIT AFFECTS YOU.
If you are a reader, THIS SHIT AFFECTS YOU.
I presume you’re one of these, because you’re on my blog. So please take 5 minutes of your day, and read on.
* There is a big French publisher called Hachette. They publish many amazing authors (not me, har har, ego joke) and many incredible books. If you look at your shelves, you’ll find books from Hachette or its imprints.
* Amazon.com is currently engaged in “business negotiations” with Hachette, and is seeking “more favourable terms” in their new contract. In short, Amazon want Hachette to lower their prices, so…
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