Amazon’s dispute with Hachette could have consequences none of us ever dreamed of. As a society, we must be careful we do not sleepwalk into a situation we later come to regret – a world where publishers are marginalised and authors simply self-publish on Amazon. Readers will despair: lower quality books and a dearth of new, original creative writing. Amazon is trying to control the price of eBooks. Hachette believes that is the publisher’s prerogative.
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