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Friday News: Agency pricing returns with a vengeance, Etsy goes public, the trouble with Jon Ronson, and The Left Hand of Darkness radio play

Friday News: Agency pricing returns with a vengeance, Etsy goes public,...

Best-Selling Ebook Prices Rise Before HarperCollins Restores Agency – And so it begins. Readers reported seeing higher prices for Harlequin ebooks in Wednesday’s news report on HC’s deal with Amazon, and now we have even more confirmation of rising prices… more

Friday News: Amazon v. Harper Collins?, George R.R. Martin teaser, a woman’s interfaith endeavor, and an international bromance

Friday News: Amazon v. Harper Collins?, George R.R. Martin teaser, a...

Amazon, Harper Talks Take a Turn – Well, this is interesting. Apparently Harper Collins is currently up to bat with Amazon, and discussions have apparently been ongoing for several months, with regard to both print and digital pricing. Apparently Jeff… more

Wednesday News: Oyster’s new CFO, Goodreads’ new author policy, black authors and self-publishing, and Kindle cover disasters

Wednesday News: Oyster’s new CFO, Goodreads’ new author policy, black authors...

E-Book Startup Oyster Hires Jeannie Mun As Its First CFO – Jeannie Mun, formerly of MediaMath and Operative, is now CFO of Oyster, which demonstrates the seriousness with which the company is approaching a successful model for the subscription ebook… more

Friday News: VPNs confound geo-restrictions, SFR Galaxy Award Winners, the state of electronic and print books, new roles for literary agents, and Happy Valentine’s Day

Friday News: VPNs confound geo-restrictions, SFR Galaxy Award Winners, the state...

VPNs Dissolve National Boundaries Online, for Work and Movie-Watching – VPN’s, or Virtual Privacy Networks, are often used by companies that need to maintain a secure environment for users managing sensitive and confidential information off-site, but now they are available… more