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The infant phenomenon

In Nicholas Nickleby, “the Infant Phenomenon” Ninetta Crummles is hailed by her parents as a marvel of talent and acting ability; a pocket titan, ready... Read more

Hachette Livre's Nourry discusses Amazon and e-books

Arnaud Nourry, the chairman and chief executive of Hachette Livre discusses the terms impasse with Amazon and the future for print and 'e' Hachette Livre... Read more

Preston: 'Authors United will fight on'

Campaign group Authors United will continue its “efforts to persuade” the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department in the US to look into Amazon’s market... Read more

Relief at conclusion of Amazon/HBG battle

The trade has reacted with relief to news that Hachette Book Group (HBG) in the US and Amazon have reached a new multi-year agreement. The... Read more

S&S strikes 'version of agency' deal with Amazon

Simon & Schuster in the US and Amazon have signed a new multiyear deal which is a "return to a version of agency" and is... Read more

Influential Krugman says Amazon 'hurts America'

Prominent New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has criticized Amazon for using its power in ways that “hurt America”. The Nobel Prize-winning economist, who has... Read more

Authors Guild 'met with DoJ officials'

The US Authors Guild has met with officials from the Department of Justice to seek a government investigation into allegations that Amazon is violating antitrust... Read more

US indies 'agree new e-book terms with Amazon'

The Perseus Books Group and 400 other independent publishers have reportedly agreed new e-book terms with Amazon in the US.Publishers Weekly has reported... Read more

Preston: Amazon 'disparaging' of author protests

Douglas Preston, founder of Authors United, has said Amazon appears to be meeting the group’s efforts with “disparagement and what seems to be an escalation... Read more

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