Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Note: You can take 10% off all Slashdot Deals with coupon code "slashdot10off." ×
Books

Submission + - Indie Bookstore Refuses Amazon Author's Signing->

jaskelling writes: What happens when an author wants to promote his book at the Seattle Mystery Bookstore? He gets shown the door and told "no way." Why? The author's books are published and promoted by Amazon. It seems that Amazon wants to use the independent booksellers advantage of having a physical location to do their own promotion & sales with an author, all while taking away the business of that very same store.

The owner/operator posts his email conversation with the author — and the viewpoints from both sides are insightful.

Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Indie Bookstore Refuses Amazon Author's Signing

Comments Filter:

"The fundamental principle of science, the definition almost, is this: the sole test of the validity of any idea is experiment." -- Richard P. Feynman

Working...