Category Archives: Miscellany

Amazon Gets Increasingly Nervous

Originally posted on Whatever:
Amazon is not in the least bit happy about the full-page ad some authors have placed into the New York Times this weekend, complaining about its tactics in its negotiations with Hachette, so it is perhaps…

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In Which I Interview Myself About the Old Man’s War TV Series

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Me: So, an Old Man’s War TV series? Me: Yes, looks like, cross fingers, knock on wood. That’s fantastic news. I agree. Wasn’t it supposed to be a movie? It was. What happened with that? Things…

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Amazon’s Latest Volley

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Another day, another volley in the Amazon-Hachette battle, this time from Amazon, in which it explains what it wants (all ebooks to be $9.99 or less, for starters) and lays out some math that it alleges…

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