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Saturday
May102014

Amazon Vs. Hachette

Writers Feel an Amazon-Hachette Spat

The world’s biggest bookstore is a bit smaller these days.

Amazon’s secret campaign to discourage customers from buying books by Hachette, one of the big New York publishers, burst into the open on Friday.

The uneasy relationship between the retailer and the writing community, which needs Amazon but fears its power, immediately soured as authors took to Twitter to denounce what they saw as bullying.

Read the rest of the story from the New York Times here.