The value of books

By Martin Vogel

The value of books
There are some revealing quotes from the publishing industry in this Guardian piece on Amazon’s struggle with publishers over the pricing of ebooks.

Amazon is appealing to customers to “vote with their purchases” against publishers who insist on an agency model, whereby the publishers set the price of books rather than let retailers introduce discounts.

Publishers are understandably alarmed at the threat to their revenue streams that ebooks represent.

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