This week in #LitChat MediaMonday we’re discussing Cheap Words: Amazon is good for customers. But is it good for books?” an essay by George Packer in the New Yorker dated February 17, 2014. Join us for this session of #litchat on March 10, 2014 at 4 p.m. E.T.
One important way that Bezos’s writers and editors differed from the tech and business people was in their gentler attitude toward book publishers. Even when Amazon’s entire business was in books, and its relations with publishers were fairly good, it nurtured a certain impatience with New York houses that supplied the products it sold. ~ George Packer
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