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Amazon and the Pricing War Over E-Books

A heated dispute between Amazon and the publisher Hachette over the price of e-books has raged the past several months. Now some 900 authors, including bestsellers Stephen King and John Grisham, are weighing in with a letter to Amazon urging fair treatment for Hachette titles. They charge Amazon with selectively blocking pre-orders and delaying delivery of Hachette books. We explore the issues in this dispute and what it means for book lovers.

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