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Hachette Blew Its Chance to Make Amazon Truly Pay for Its Bad Practices
November 13, 2014

They may have won the battle, but they gave up on the war.

Matt Yglesias Entirely Misunderstands Why the Book Publishing Industry Exists
October 24, 2014

And he paints a picture of a sad, sad literary world. 

No Author Is Too Good for Her Amazon Critics
October 19, 2014

It's time to come to terms with publishing in 2014. Everyone is a critic. Everyone’s got a soapbox. 

Amazon's Elite Reviewing Club Sabotaged My Book
October 16, 2014

They get free books, and in return they...trash them?

On Our Cover: Amazon Must Be Stopped
October 09, 2014

Franklin Foer's argues that we need a radical plan to stop Amazon.

Whit Stillman: Why I Love Working With Amazon
September 02, 2014

The writer-director of "The Cosmopolitans" talks to to TNR about J.D. Salinger, competing with Al Franken, and the history of powdered wigs. 

What Amazon Knows—and You Don't—About the Future of Video Games
Five charts that explain why the industry is worth a fortune
August 26, 2014

Amazon spent a billion bucks on Twitch. These charts prove it was worth it. 

'We Are All Hachette Now' Is More Complicated for Small Publishers
Independent presses have a mixed relationship with Amazon
June 05, 2014

Amazon has referenced the idea that they are good for small publishers. Are they?

Google Gets It: Video Games Are A Spectator Sport
Why buying Twitch, the ESPN of gaming, for a $1 billion makes perfect sense.
May 22, 2014

Why buying Twitch, the ESPN of gaming, for a $1 billion makes perfect sense.

Piketty's 'Capital': A Hit That Was, Wasn't, Then Was Again
How the French tome has rocked the tiny Harvard University Press
April 24, 2014

Here's the story of how a 700-page French economics book topped Amazon—and sent a small publisher scrambling.

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