This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about Obama visiting Amazon, online price wars, new ereading statistics, bookstores that smell like chocolate, new books, and secret literary societies. This episode is sponsored by Brilliance by Marcus Sakey.
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Links discussed in the show:
Follow-up: J.K. Rowling accepts apology from law firm responsible for Cuckoo’s Calling leak
Follow-up Kindle Worlds: Kurt Vonnegut’s trust licenses Slaughterhouse-Five fanfic rights
Amazon faces competition from Overstock.com, which is now promising to sell books 10% lower in price
Publishers Weekly wonders if President Obama hates indie bookstores
Libraries join forces with local airports
Fiction ebooks to overtake print by 2014
Borders to reopen….in Singapore
New books discussed in the show:
Under the Empyrean Sky by Chuck Wendig
The Mistress by Tiffany Reisz
All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry
New in Paperback: Dear Life by Alice Munro
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