Authors Weigh In On Print Versus E-Books

August 22, 2014 12:13 PM

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Authors Weigh In On Print Versus E-Books

As writers -- most of us not published by Hachette -- we feel strongly that no bookseller should block the sale of books or otherwise prevent or discourage customers from ordering or receiving the books they want. It is not right for Amazon to single out a group of authors, who are not involved in the dispute, for selective retaliation.

Lev Grossman, author of The Magicians trilogy "I'm very crusty on this issue. When I die I want to leave my kids a roomful of books, not a chunk of plastic that they have to guess the password to. I think Maurice Sendak said it best: "It's like making believe there's another kind of sex. There isn't...

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