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Wednesday News: AU v. Amazon; Wine Train apologizes to book club; Knopf editor talks editing; and a dad says yes to dolls for his son

Wednesday News: AU v. Amazon; Wine Train apologizes to book club;...

Is Amazon Creating a Cultural Monopoly? – As much as I admire the tenacity of the Authors United group, their singular fixation on Amazon feels more and more like publisher pressure by proxy. I remember Jon Sargent trying to make… more

Tuesday News: Book club members kicked off train, Duke students refuse to read Bechdel, Germany goes for soft DRM, and Tolkein recites his own poetry

Tuesday News: Book club members kicked off train, Duke students refuse...

Group of black women kicked off Napa wine train after laughing too loud -What happened to this book club on the Napa Valley Wine Train is pretty much the definition of microaggression. It’s also just plain gross. After some complaints that… more

Wednesday News: Amazon, the New York Times, algorithms, book tours, and “female Viagra”

Wednesday News: Amazon, the New York Times, algorithms, book tours, and...

Hacking through Amazon’s jungle of coverage -Much has been written about Amazon and about the New York Times’ recent piece on Amazon’s work culture, with even the paper’s own Margaret Sullivan suggesting that the article needed more “irrefutable proof” and… more