More than 1,100 German authors protest Amazon’s treatment of book publisher Bonnier

bonnier_corp_logoWhile Amazon and Hachette’s contract battle drags on in the U.S., a similar fight is taking place in Germany between Amazon and book publisher Bonnier. Now 1,188 German, Austrian and Swiss authors have taken a cue from their U.S. counterparts and signed an open letter to Amazon, accusing the retailer of “using authors and their books as leverage” to force larger discounts on ebooks.

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