Indie booksellers join Hachette's battle with Amazon

Shops launch 'I didn't buy it on Amazon' sticker campaign, rallying customers and authors including JK RowlingIndependent booksellers in America are weighing into the dispute between Amazon and Hachette with a series of banners telling potential customers "Thanks, Amazon, the indies will take it from here", while comedian and Hachette author Stephen Colbert is urging his viewers to plaster their books with "I didn't buy it on Amazon" stickers. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]

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